As part of our 'Amazing Australia' topic we are going to look at some stories that come from Australia.
They are stories that were first told by Aboriginal people.
The Aborigines are the first people who lived in Australia. Aboriginal people have lived in Australia for more than 50,000 years. They have a close connection to the land, to waterways, and to living things. The Aboriginal people have their own cultural practices, languages, and beliefs.The Aboriginal people have their own stories about how they came to be. These stories are part of the Dreaming, or Dreamtime. The Dreaming or Dreamtime is very important to the Aboriginal people. It is the basis for their history, their relationship with the land, and their laws. There are lots of different Dreaming or Dreamtime stories and they are all about the world , its animals and how the Aborigines believed the world came to be.
Today's story is called Tiddalick the Frog.
Watch the short animation that tells this Dreamtime story.