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Australian Kangaroo Dot Painting

January 26th is Australia Day. In celebration the FreeKidsCrafts Team has designed this Kangaroo Dot Painting in the style of the Aboriginal peoples. Use our pattern or design one of your own.


Tan construction paper


Pencils with flat top eraser






Paper plate


Click on Printables and print out the kangaroo pattern or draw a design of your own.

Using the brush paint the silouette of the kangaroo brown

Using the picture as a guide put a small quantity of each paint on the plate using it as a palatte. Lightly dip the eraser end of the pencil in the paint and then apply it to the picture as shown.

Look up examples of Aboriginal painting to inspire your young painters.

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Australian Crafts, VBS Australian Crafts, Wild Animal Crafts

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2 thoughts on
“Australian Kangaroo Dot Painting”

  1. Julie Durfee says:

    I just got this link in my email from Zoobucks and it’s a great idea! However, the template I clicked on for the Kangaroo leads to a broken page.

    1. Betty Bose says:

      Hi Julie: When we updated the site some projects had glitches. Techie was able to fix this. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.

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