Indigenous Australia Matching Colouring Tracing Fine Motor With Pegs Printable

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This Indigenous Australia match-up resource is great for young students and preschool children aged 2.5 – 5. This cultural printable contains true-to-life images for matching work.

Australian Aboriginal culture represents many practices and ceremonies that are centered on a belief in the Dreamtime. The indigenous people emphasize respect and reverence for the land and oral traditions. There are over 300 languages and other groupings and they have developed a large range of individual cultures.

Indigenous Australia Matching Tracing Coloring montessori nature fine motor cutural activity preschool

The printable contains two sets of round student activity pages with clip-on cards, matching cards, tracing worksheets, and a master poster with labels.


  • clip on card x 1
  • indigenous cultural elements round cards x 10
  • black and white clip-on card x 1
  • indigenous cultural elements round cards line art for coloring and cutting x 10
  • poster x 1
  • tracing and coloring strips

Every classroom has children who can benefit from activities that support fine motor development and help them improve eye-hand coordination. This activity will assist your young students in strengthening their finger muscles.

Indigenous Australia Matching Tracing Colouring montessori nature fine motor cutural activity preschool

Print the pages on cardstock. Gather pegs and a glue gun. Cut round cards (color or black and white) and mount them on the edge of the pegs using a glue gun.

Name all the objects and language presented and invite the children to clip the objects on the matching picture.

Alternatively, attach clear hook and loop fasteners and invite the child to fasten images onto the matching. This exercise is beloved by littles and is also very helpful to young children who are working on mastering their pencil grips.

Line art activity – to prepare colouring and cutting exercise, gather scissors, glue stick, colouring pencils. Invite the student to colour, cut and paste them on top of the matching images.

Tracing worksheets – print on cardstock and laminate. Supply an erasable pen. Invite the child to trace the words and color corresponding images. Alternatively, print pages on regular printing paper and invite the child to trace corresponding words. You might also like to cut words and images and invite the child to match the correct pairs.


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Australia & Oceania Children's Books and Learning Resources

  About Anastasia. Anastasia is a former Early Childhood Teacher and the founder of Montessori Nature, a blog about Montessori - inspired and Nature-based explorations. She taught in a Montessori setting for 10 years and has been practicing the Montessori way of learning and living for the last 20 years. She loves designing engaging educational printables for children. Browse Anastasia's educational resources on Teachers Pay Teachers.

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