Stage 2 students are still investigating People and their beliefs in HSIE. Today we compared Santa in Australia, a picture book by Maryann Pfeifer & David Van Asten with the song popularised by Rolf Harris, Six white boomers:
Six white boomers – a Rolf Harris tribute
We have read several Australian parody versions of “The twelve days of Christmas”, but here is a Youtube ciip of the original carol:
12 Days of Christmas – Christmas carol
Early Stage 1 students asked me to add this Youtube clip, one of their classroom favourites:
Aussie Jingle Bells – Bucko & Champs – the original
Bargain shop stock tends to arrive in waves, and certain items can disappear without a trace. I thought I’d seen the last of the endangered animals puppets that were so prevalent in the bargain shops a few months ago. This week, several stalls at Paddy’s Market, in Haymarket, had cheap puppets in the same style and I found it hard to pass up the $4 parrot, kookaburra and kangaroo puppets. I even found a $1.50 key ring with a joey, who seems to be in the same scale as the kangaroo.