Australian Curriculum Categories

ACPMP066

Participate in physical activities from their own and others’ cultures, and examine how involvement creates community connections and intercultural understanding

Elaborations

  • researching and participating in different cultural games or physical activities that children in other countries play (Skills: Literacy, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • exploring the place of water-based recreational activities in Australian culture and how communities come together to enjoy water-based activities (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • participating in and investigating the heritage of games that have cultural significance in Australia, and exploring similarities with games of significance to other cultures, such as jump rope and Nang Tong (from Thailand), poison ball and Bola Beracun (from Malaysia), hockey and Lor Kon Krok (from Thailand) and Australian Rules football, lacrosse and Gaelic football (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)

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