Primary School

Tiddalick The Frog Incursion

Our very popular TIDDALICK THE FROG Incursion, brings to life the Indigenous Australian Dream Time story of Tiddalick the Frog.

During this unique incursion primary school children will become local fauna; Emus, Frill Necked Lizards, Wombats, Koalas, Kangaroos, Cockatoos and Kookaburras.

Using performance, music and storytelling techniques the children will become part of the story and explore the importance of sharing water and resources.

Perfect for exploring; stories, Indigenous Australian stories, NAIDOC Week Celebrations, water management, greed, sharing and drama.

Suitable for Foundation to Year 2.

Links to Language, Literature & Literacy Strands of The Australian Curriculum.

“The Drama Toolbox provide amazing educators to run these incursions. We have seen Tiddalick quite a few times with our preps now and it’s always wonderful!

The children love dressing up. The costumes are great. The story and length of the presentation is perfect and the teachers are fantastic.”

Murrumbeena Primary School

Curriculum Suitability – Tiddalick The Frog Incursion

Linkage To Australian Curriculum

  • Link to Aboriginal culture (cross curriculum priority)
  • A suggested text to read, view and interpret ie. An Aboriginal story (Language strand)
  • Recreating a text through performance (Literature strand)
  • Give students the opportunity to explore some of the meaning and teachings embedded in Dreamtime stories (Literature strand)
  • Understand that stories can be passed on to teach us how to live appropriately (Language strand)
  • Reflects the importance of sharing water as a precious commodity in the Aboriginal culture (cross curriculum priority)
  • Gives students the opportunity to use interaction skills ie. Turn taking, listening  (Literacy strand)