This is important for early learning centres to do to connect traditional owners to country and pay respects.
Having children be a part of acknowledgment of country ensures that children engage with diversity, traditional ownership of land and develop respect.
Here are some ways to engage children in acknowledgment of country:
Teach children about the local mob or tribe in your area.
Create an Acknowledgment of country artwork to display in the foyer. This could be a poster with the word of acknowledgment written on it.
Display the Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander flags and have a Yarning circle with your children to discuss the meanings of these flags.
The Queensland government has a great resource to include Indigenous teachings in your centre and to help you create an inclusive and welcoming centre: