Home at last
13 September – 8 March 2009 | Children’s Gallery
Zoe and Lliam in the kitchen
Cooking and literacy activity:
Follow the recipe. What do you like to cook and eat in your kitchen?
1 cup self-raising flour
¼ cup sugar
¼ teaspoon bicarb soda
¾ cup milk
1 teaspoon white vinegar
15g of butter, melted
Sift together dry ingredients
Lightly whisk egg, milk and vinegar and add to the dry ingredients
Whisk until combined
Add melted butter to mixture
Drop tablespoons of mixture into a frypan at medium heat (be careful not to burn yourself). When bubbles appear and start to burst on the top surface, turn the pikelets over. Cook other side for about one minute until golden.
This is a woodcut print.
Explore different types of printing, for example vegetable, art foam or lino cut printing.
Emerald odyssey teapot
This is a teapot.
Why do you think the artist has chosen to design it in this way? How would you use it?
Using recycled bottles of different shapes/sizes, and plastic tubing or hose, create your own wild contemporary teapot.
Test it out with cold water outside and have a tea party.
My family, my Australia
What ideas does this image suggest about home?
Create a personalised map of Australia which includes images, symbols or statements to represent Australia as your home.
Family life, two
How do you start your day?
Create a collage of things that belong to the start of your day.
You could use pictures from magazines, newspapers and old calendars.
Draw or photograph yourself at home with the people you live with.
Grandmother Lily McFarlane (née Gelsthorpe Brimage) at a dinner for her 77th birthday at our family home at Downing Street, Brighton, Adelaide
How old are you? How do you celebrate birthdays in your home?
Draw or use modelling materials (clay, play dough etc) to mould the birthday cake of your dreams. Add the number of candles you will have next birthday.
Share and discuss photographs of family birthday gatherings with each other.
Outback children, South Australia
Where do these children live? What game are they playing?
Draw your own pet playing with you and your friends.