Echidna Stories: Echidna and the Dress app

Level Early Years, F, 1, 2
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The echidna only visits when there's important news! Based on a true story by Troy Eaton, this interactive storybook explores the cultural and spiritual connection between a young man, his Nanna, an echidna and his country.

Echidna and the Dress is a collaboration between Troy Eaton, his family and Stu Campbell as a part of Big hArt’s Yijala Yala Project. Please note there is a cost with this app.

Ideas for using this resource

In association with some of the topics featured in this resource, educators may want to consider some of the following ideas:

  • Talk to the children about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and people.
  • Make sure that there is an Aboriginal flag and a Torres Strait Islander flag available at your service to acknowledge the traditional owners and stimulate discussion about our history.
  • Invite a local elder and a traditional owner to visit.

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