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    Our Top Books for 4-5 Year Olds

    Our Top Books for 4-5 Year Olds
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    Our Top Books for 4-5 Year Olds

    Our Top Books for 3-4 Year Olds

    Our Top Books for 3-4 Year Olds
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    Our Top Books for 3-4 Year Olds

    Our Top Books from 1-2 Year Olds

    Our Top Books from 1-2 Year Olds
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    Our Top Books from 1-2 Year Olds

    Our Top Books for 0-1 Year Olds

    Our Top Books for 0-1 Year Olds
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    Our Top Books for 0-1 Year Olds

    Koori Curriculums Trip to the National Museum

    Koori Curriculums Trip to the National Museum
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    Recently the Koori Curriculum visited the National Museum in Canberra to see two of their new cultural exhibits.

    Culinary Cultural Immersion

    Culinary Cultural Immersion
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    Whether it’s for your friends, colleagues or centre families our new bush tucker cooking range equips educators with the necessary ingredients for a culinary cultural immersion experience. The Koori Curriculum now stocks a delectable range of pastas, teas, cordials and sweets that celebrate our countries native produce.

    Our Top Books That Celebrate Indigenous Australians This ANZAC Day

    Our Top Books That Celebrate Indigenous Australians This ANZAC Day
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    Our Top Books That Celebrate Indigenous Australians This ANZAC Day

    Closing the Gap

    Closing the Gap
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    National Close the Gap Day is observed on the third Thursday of March, falling on March 18 this year, and advocates for health equity of Australia’s indigenous people and educating the public about the health issues and barriers to well-being faced by them

    Our Top Bush Tucker Cooking Books

    Our Top Bush Tucker Cooking Books
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    Whether you have a native garden and are looking to develop a pallet to plate program or are just simply wanting to learn about the ways you can include native ingredients into your every day meals, we have you covered.

    Reviewing Inclusive Toy Collections At Toymate

    Reviewing Inclusive Toy Collections At Toymate
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    Toymate is a lead toy company with stores throughout Australia. I personally visited their store on the NSW Central Coast earlier this week with the intention of reviewing the inclusion of their toy brands. Their ranges were extensive and were inclusive of toy categories such as action figures and heroes, dolls, craft, puzzles and lego to name a few.

    Top Books for International Womens Day

    Top Books for International Womens Day
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    Top Books for International Womens Day

    Month in Review: February 2021

    Month in Review: February 2021
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    We have had so much fun this month connecting with mob, learning about all things Bush Tucker and recording a range of new virtual learning experiences for educators.

    Reviewing the inclusiveness of books at Book Face

    Reviewing the inclusiveness of books at Book Face
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    To say that I love children’s books would be definite understatement and if I can find an excuse to buy more children’s books then you bet I will. This week I visited my local Book Face shop to ascertain the level of diversity amongst their children’s book collection.

    Reviewing the inclusiveness of toys at Kmart

    Reviewing the inclusiveness of toys at Kmart
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    As you all know I am embarking on a series of mainstream toy shop reviews to ascertain the level on inclusion amongst their range. This week I took a trip to my local Kmart.

    Reviewing the inclusiveness of mainstream toy brands

    Reviewing the inclusiveness of mainstream toy brands
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    Reviewing the inclusiveness of mainstream toy brands

    Top Resources for 2021 NAIDOC – Heal Country

    Top Resources for 2021 NAIDOC – Heal Country
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    For me this years NAIDOC theme embodies so much. Whilst it provides a prompt for educators to discuss the importance of caring for Country through custodianship one can also investigate race relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and how we can all move forward as a united Nation.

    Reconciliation – More than a word

    Reconciliation – More than a word
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    This years Reconciliation Week Theme is “More Than A Word” for me this is a call to action that prompts us to reflect on how we are showing up and teaching about Reconciliation EVERY DAY! Here are our top resources that we recommend educators use to explore this years theme further with children.

    What we did on the 26th of January this year

    What we did on the 26th of January this year
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    The Koori Curriculum for the past few years has been a regular at Sydney Yabun Survival Day Festival in Victoria park. However, this year due to covid related regulation we...

    Month in Review: January 2021

    Month in Review: January 2021
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    I, like many have been glad to leave 2020 behind and start a fresh in 2021. I have been spending the past month recharging for the year ahead by grounding myself in culture and by connecting with country and family. Here is a glimpse of some of things that I have been up to.

    When Non-Indigenous Companies Make Aboriginal Resources

    When Non-Indigenous Companies Make Aboriginal Resources
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    Early Childhood Educators are constantly on the hunt for resources that will support them in embedding Indigenous perspectives in their program. However, many find it difficult to work out what is authentic and what is ‘gammin’ (fake).

    Top Resources to teach about insects

    Top Resources to teach about insects
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    Top Resources to teach about insects

    Top books to teach about recycling and reusing

    Top books to teach about recycling and reusing
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    Top books to teach about recycling and reusing

    Books to learn about the 26th of January

    Books to learn about the 26th of January
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    The 26th of January is perhaps the most contentious date in the calendar year. For Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islander peoples this date is known as Invasion Day, Survival Day,...

    Top Places To Buy Masks

    Top Places To Buy Masks
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    This pandemic isn't going anywhere anytime soon. But there are many ways to keep you and your mob safe. One of those ways is by wearing a face mask

    Top 4 Resources for Music and Dance

    Top 4 Resources for Music and Dance
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    Top Resources for Music and Dance

    Top Resources to teach about Australian animals

    Top Resources to teach about Australian animals
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    Top Resources to teach about Australian animals

    Our Top 10 Products in 2020

    Our Top 10 Products in 2020
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    With the new year fast approaching, we wanted to share our most popular products from 2020 and say a big thank you to our community for all the support and encouragement you have provided during the past 12 months.

    Top books for road tripping that celebrate Aboriginal culture

    Top books for road tripping that celebrate Aboriginal culture
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    The summer of 2021 will see many looking to travel within our beautiful Country rather than abroad. Here are our top resources to help support the sharing of culture on your adventures.

    Top 3 Christmas books that include an Aboriginal perspective

    Top 3 Christmas books that include an Aboriginal perspective
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    Warrikirti the bilby is asked to help Santa deliver Christmas presents to children who live in an outback community.

    Top 6 Childrens Books About Bush Tucker

    Top 6 Childrens Books About Bush Tucker
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    Top 6 Childrens Books About Bush Tucker

    Resources to help parents teach about Aboriginal culture and history

    Resources to help parents teach about Aboriginal culture and history
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    Many Australian families value the importance of teaching their children respect for our Countries First Nations Peoples however many struggle with their knowledge and confidence. The Koori Curriculum has recently created an online facebook group for families who are wanting to learn, listen and walk with Indigenous Australians called The Koori Curriculum Community for Families.

    Our Top Books About Water that embed an Aboriginal Perspective

    Our Top Books About Water that embed an Aboriginal Perspective
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    Water is common topic of enquiry in the Australian context. Whether your children are learning about water ways, ecosystems, seasons or the weather there are many ways that one can include an Aboriginal perspective with water.

    Top 5 Aboriginal Books About Friendship

    Top 5 Aboriginal Books About Friendship
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    Forging friendships and navigating the complexities of relationships is something that all children can relate to. Here are some amazing books by Aboriginal authors and illustrators that celebrate mateship.

    Top Books for Connecting with Country

    Top Books for Connecting with Country
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    Top Books for Connecting with Country

    Top Books About Birds

    Top Books About Birds
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    Birds sing the songs of Country and are showcased in many Aboriginal children’s books. Here are our top bird books that we recommend for young children.

    Top Books that embed Aboriginal perspectives in children’s interests

    Top Books that embed Aboriginal perspectives in children’s interests
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    At the Koori Curriculum we encourage the embedding of Aboriginal perspectives in children’s interests as a way of contextualising culture instead of teaching about Aboriginal culture as if it is a topic, theme or interest. Here we are sharing our top children’s books that include Aboriginal perspectives.

    FREE Resource: October is Indigenous Business Month (IBM)

    FREE Resource: October is Indigenous Business Month (IBM)
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    Over the past five years Indigenous Business Month (IBM) has been growing and building momentum. Indigenous Business Month is
    an initiative of the MURRA Indigenous Master Class Alumni of the
    Melbourne Business School, to shine a spotlight on the variety and depth of Indigenous businesses to show business as a way of providing positive role models for young Indigenous Australians.

    Top Sally Morgan Books

    Top Sally Morgan Books
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    Sally Morgan is an Indigenous writer and artist who was born in Perth in 1951. She belongs to the Palkyu people of the eastern Pilbara in Western Australia. Sally is...

    Top 5 Books To Share Aboriginal Perspectives Of Space

    Top 5 Books To Share Aboriginal Perspectives Of Space
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    “Hello to You, Moon” by Sally Morgan Not all creatures are night animals, but all creatures respond to the moon. In Hello to You, Moon beautiful counting verse and luminous...

    Christmas Gifts that Celebrate Aboriginal Culture

    Christmas Gifts that Celebrate Aboriginal Culture
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    Santa Clause is coming! Here are some great items to pop down on Christmas list.

    Top 5 Christmas Gifts for Teachers

    Top 5 Christmas Gifts for Teachers
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    Christmas is right around the corner and if you are one that struggles to find meaningful gifts for teachers and educators then you have come to the right place.

    Our Top Three Books to Teach about Social Justice and Anti Bias

    Our Top Three Books to Teach about Social Justice and Anti Bias
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    Anti-bias approaches were developed by Louise Derman-Sparks and the Anti-Bias Task Force (1989) to support and guide early childhood educators to tackle discrimination in early childhood curriculums.

    Aboriginal Symbols

    Aboriginal Symbols
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    Aboriginal symbols are a fun way that we can share culture with children whilst also building their literacy and language skills.

    Our Top 7 Aboriginal Children’s Books for Counting

    Our Top 7 Aboriginal Children’s Books for Counting
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    Watch, look, listen and count! Experience the rhythm of life in the bush as Joey and his mum go about their day.

    Top 10 Books that showcase diversity in appearance of Aboriginal people

    Top 10 Books that showcase diversity in appearance of Aboriginal people
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    It is essential that we provide children with a holistic range of Aboriginal children’s books that showcase the diversity of Indigenous peoples and our culture. This includes sourcing stories that represent diverse images of Aboriginal people showing illustrations of Aboriginal people who have both fair and dark coloured skin.

    NAIDOC Art Competition Top 10 Submissions

    NAIDOC Art Competition Top 10 Submissions
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    WINNER!Congratulations to 'Only About Children Seaforth' Submitted by Dana A. Always was, Always will be… The heart of Australia, the Aboriginal culture. An Art piece by the children of Only...

    Top 10 Childrens books to teach about Aboriginal history

    Top 10 Childrens books to teach about Aboriginal history
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    Many Australians have grown up not knowing much about our countries First Nation Peoples and only knowing a small amount about Australia’s Black history. Today I’m seeing many parents and...

    Top 5 Books with Puppets

    Top 5 Books with Puppets
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    Finger puppets are a great prop to use during story time with young children to make reading fun, engaging and interactive. We have put together a list of our favourite Aboriginal storybooks to read whilst using puppets.

    Top 5 Bancroft Books

    Top 5 Bancroft Books
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    Dr. Bronwyn Bancroft is a proud Bundjalung Woman and Artist. Bronwyn has been exhibiting nationally and internationally for over 3 decades and has illustrated and/or written 41 children’s books. Bronwyn’s...

    Top Ten Books for 0-2 year olds

    Top Ten Books for 0-2 year olds
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    Over at the Koori Curriculum we LOVE children’s books and have a great range in our shop that celebrates Aboriginal culture and people. Director of the Koori Curriculum, Jessica Staines...

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