Australia Crafts: Boomerang

BoomerangMy children were thrilled to learn that there was a way to make an actual boomerang that when thrown, would return to it’s owner! We had a  blast designing these with Aboriginal symbols too

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Art Project Tutorial:

Step 1

Watch this video for instructions to make your boomerangs. I made them ahead of time because of the intricate folding.

Step 2

Check out some Aboriginal Symbols. Encourage older children to come up with their own symbols and meanings as well.

Step 3

Fill up your boomerang with lots of symbols and bright colors

All Done

Time to test them out, be sure to show children how throw them correctly so that they return!

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