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Make friendship paper necklaces

Celebrate National Reconciliation Week

Activity time: 30 minutes

Reconciliation is about strengthening the relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the wider Australian community. Strong relationships mean being respectful, fair, listening, learning, trusting and sharing – like being a good friend.

It takes every single person to achieve reconciliation. To do this, we can learn about our shared histories, cultures, achievements and contributions and explore ways to be better friends. 

In this video we make friendship paper necklaces and explore ways to learn about each other and be better friends. 

Download the family guide for more fun activities:

  • Acknowledge Country 
  • Find out about the Traditional Custodians of the Land where you live 
  • Play a game about working together
  • Learn about Adam Goodes 
  • Listen to our National Reconciliation Week playlist

This was developed in consultation with Reconciliation Australia’s Narragunnawali: Reconciliation in Education team. 

Family guide

You’ll need....

  • paper
  • scissors
  • crayons, textas, pencils
  • glue stick or sticky tape.