The Little Gecko is a delightful narrated work for children by Australian composer Julian Yu, based on a traditional Chinese folk story with text adapted for Australian audiences by Marion Gray.
The resource includes a newly released audio recording by the TSO, narrated by Tasmanian actor Bryony Geeves.
Dianne O'Toole has designed a set of activities around The Little Gecko for use by both generalist and music specialist primary teachers.
PDF teaching resources of suggested classroom activities and tasks provide opportunities for assessment of these curriculum outcomes:
1. English - Language & Literacy Strands
2. Health & Physical Education - Personal, Social and Community Health Strand
3. Science - Understanding and Inquiry Skills Strands (Biological Sciences)
4. Music - ACAMUM080/ 084/ 088; ACAMUM082/086/090; ACAMUR083/087/091