Exploring cultures: Brazil?
July 11, 2013

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EXPLORING CULTURES: BRAZIL?
Boy: It’s people!
Mum: Any particular type of people?
Boy: Yes, look at the background! You know where the sun rays sometimes all shine different colours – it’s people from that place!
Mum: Um – Brazil?
Boy: Yes, that’s it – Brazil!

Age 5

Africa goes global
January 6, 2013

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Africa – January 2013
D: I was drawing them at Vikki’s and I thought – I’ll cut out a cactus out for my mum. And then I thought I’ll cut the others out for my dad and Nanny and Grandpa when I go there tomorrow.

Me: That’s nice. Why were you drawing trees and cacti?

D: I was drawing Africa – Africa’s got lots of trees and cactuses.

Me: Did you draw anything else in the picture of Africa, other than trees and cacti?

D: Yes, and some water – the water was in the shape of Africa.

Me: This shape here, on this globe?

D: That’s not Africa – it’s got lots of different coloured shapes in it.

Me: That’s because they’re all countries and Africa is a continent.

D: What’s a continent?

Me: It’s a group of countries.

D: Oh. Oops – no. I did the water round, like that, with a bumpy bit there [draws it in the air] – I just made it up!

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