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  • Animal Sort


    This English resource is a sorting activity with four categories designed for Kindergarten.

  • The Festival of Colours – Holi


    The Festival of Holi  is a  Hindu Festival that is also called the Festival of Colours. The festival occurs in spring to celebrate the season. The celebration involves people joyously throwing coloured dye and painting each other with paint. In 2020 this festival is celebrated on the 9th March. If this is relevant to your school community, this Art Lesson is one way to celebrate with your students. The lesson has been written for students in years 5-6.

  • Textures and patterns


    An art lesson based on taking a rubbing using a candle of objects in their environment. They paint a wash over the rubbing to reveal the image.

  • Mono printing


    In this lesson students look at examples of Aboriginal Art and discuss characteristics. They create a mono print using shapes and lines to decorate a fish.

  • Korean First Birthday


    In many cultures birthdays are a time to celebrate! In Korean culture, the most important birthday to celebrate is the first birthday.

    In ancient times Korea had high infant mortality rates due to poor hygiene and lack of medicinal knowledge. An infant living to the age of one was something to be celebrated. The celebration of the First Birthday is an ancient tradition.

    All resources are included which means you just download and teach.


    The celebration is called Doljanchi (doll- jan –chee).

    This unit is part of Trio’s Cultural Perspectives lesson series. It consists of two lessons, which are suitable for all primary grades and are particularly supportive for EAL students.



  • Advance Australia fair


    This Poetry Pick looks at the Australian National anthem.You can obtain an official copy of the national anthem by searching Australian National Anthem word sheet. There are a variety of You Tube clips with words and music. TRIO really loves the picture book version published by Angus and Robertson in 2011  because it is illustrated with  a number of Australian paintings –  but it may be available only through a library.

  • 3D portrait


    This art lesson for students K-2 provides instructions for making a 3D face from recycled and found materials.


  • Community art


    The community art movement started in California and has taken off around the world. Looking at community art in your location is the focus of this art lesson. Students create art that could be displayed in around school or classroom.

  • Purpose is as easy as pie


    Students in all grades are reading and viewing texts and learning about the author’s purpose and how different text structures and language features suit different purposes. This template may assist teachers teaching about different types of texts.

  • Buddhist Monks


    Some people in our community wear uniforms.​ They do this​ for​ various​ reasons.​ It​ could​ be​ to​ identify​ who​ they​ are​ or​ it​ could​ be​ to​ help​ them​ complete​ their​ job.​​ In​ South​-East​ Asia,​ Theravada​ Buddhist​ monks​ and​ nuns​ wear​ saffron​ coloured​ robes.​ The​ traditional​ uniform​ of​ a​ Buddhist​ monk​ or​ nun​ is​ a​ saffron​ coloured​ robe,​ no​ shoes​ and​ shaved​ head.​ The​ uniform​ identifies​ the​ person​ a​s​ a​ monk/nun​ and​ represents​ what​ they​ believe​ in​ which​ is​ simplicity​ and​ detachment​ of​ materialism.​

    This unit is part of Trio’s Cultural Perspectives lesson series. It consists of a single lesson suitable for early to lower primary grades and is particularly supportive for EAL students. The lesson can be taught in isolation or provide a cultural perspective when completing units on South-East Asia, role of religion and religious people in our society, Buddhism, colours as symbolism  and uniforms. All resources (lesson plan, online link and photographs) are included.

  • Representing a seahorse


    This lesson explores an Aboriginal art representation of a sea creature. Students view and discuss techniques the artist has used. Then students create their own artwork experimenting with different techniques.

  • Excursion template


    Easy template for writing and discussing an excursion with years 1 and 2.

  • Patterned hands


    This art lesson is based on cultural ceremonies that use henna as a temporary tattoo on hands and feet. Students decorate a hand print using felt tip pens. This lesson has been designed for students in years three and four.

    Art Notes are a single A4 resource that provide instructions for teachers for one art lesson based on the Australian Curriculum for Visual Arts. They have been written in two categories, K-2 and years 3-6. However, all lessons could be easily adapted for any class.

  • Chalk art


    In this lesson students will examine chalk drawings on pavements. They learn to use a grid when enlarging an image. They will draw an enlarged self portrait on the playground or any suitable place.

  • Buying petrol


    Cambodia, officially called the Kingdom of Cambodia, is situated in South East Asia and has a population of around 15 million people. The majority of these people live in the countryside. ‘Filling up’ in the countryside is far different from buying petrol at the service station. Motos pull to the side of the dusty, pot -holed roads to the roadside stall selling petrol. Here they purchase a recycled bottle filled with fuel. The average purchase is one litre. Fill, pay and leave in under 5 minutes!  This unit is part of Trio’s Cultural Perspectives lesson series. It consists of two lessons, which are suitable for lower and upper primary grades and are particularly supportive for EAL students. The lessons can be taught in isolation or provide a cultural perspective when completing units on Asian countries e.g. Cambodia, fuel use in Asian countries, transport and the environmental footprint.

  • Daily writing


    Choose a favourite toy and plan an adventure!