Australian Aboriginal inspired stories

A literacy resource for teachers and parents.

How to use this resource.

Using the short video clips below:

Listen to the Dreamtime stories inspired by Aboriginal myths.

Watch the online instructions from our friends at Kirkleathem Museum on how to make a little book.

Make your own little book of your favourite Dreamtime story. You can use words, pictures or both.

Invent your own Dreamtime story and make it into another book with words, pictures or both.

Here are some ideas for you:

  • How ladybird got her spots
  • Why blackbird’s beak is yellow


Share your book covers or pages of your books with the Captain Cook Museum by email:
We will upload them to our social media pages on National Writing Day 25th June 2020.

You can download the videos and instructions.