To celebrate the 100th anniversary of May Gibbs’ Gumnut Babies , Nature Play SA has created a special list
of outdoor activities inspired by the stories of May Gibbs.
Draw a picture of your perfect day with Mum using this beautiful frame from our new May Gibbs Snuggle and Cuddle: A Keepsake for Mum book. Frame it for a special Mother’s Day gift.
Easter Hat parades are just around the corner and we have a gorgeous May Gibbs Easter Hat to inspire you. Gumnuts, flower blossoms and gum leaves provide such beautiful colours and shapes to work with and they are free from nature found on the ground around you.
Our Gumnut Singing Angels are so sweet and a fun little Australian bush craft to make. Wander around the gum trees and collect some gumnuts and some bush treasures to make wings and halos. Contributed by Bel at Mums Take Five.
Using the natural greens and reds of our beautiful gum trees to compliment our Gumnut Bells, these are a perfect Australian Bush Ornament for your Christmas decorating. Contributed by Bel at Mums Take Five.
Light up the way for Santa this Christmas with our gorgeous Gumnut Christmas Lantern. This gorgeous Christmas decoration is fun to make and adds a little gumnut magic when the lights go down and the lantern lights up. Contributed by Bel at Mums Take Five.
Colour and cut-out these May Gibbs original gum leaf gift tags to add a unique touch to your gifts. This original art was created by May Gibbs in the 1920’s!
A special handmade project by Sarah Lauren you can do with the kids, these Little Ragged Blossom inspired hair clips make a great gift for school friends. This fun craft activity is simple & affordable & a great way to celebrate the stories of iconic Australian children’s author, May Gibbs.
Make this easy no-sew Gumnut Baby costume from items easily picked up at the discount store. Includes step-by-step instructions, template and pictures to help guide you. Perfect for Book Week, Halloween, dress-up parties or just general fun!
Create your own Gumnut Babies doorplate to let kind-hearted Humans know where you live!
Can you crack the bush code to find out where the Gumnut Babies are going on the tram?
It’s the Gumnut Billycart Race Day, what can you find as they race along in their billycarts?
The Gumnut Babies love paddling in the creek with their friends. What do they find as they paddle along?
It’s a busy day at the Race Day Festival, what fun things can you see the Gumnut Babies and their friends doing?
Mrs Snake is up to her old tricks scaring Mr Lizard, can you help him find his shopping items?
The Gumnut Babies are kicking up their heels at the bush dance, see if you can find all the items listed.
Create your own bush telegraph and chat with the Gumnut Babies and your friends – no mobile phones needed!
Have fun learning the alphabet with the Gumnut Babies.
Create your own Snugglepot and Cuddlepie play with these cute finger puppets you can make yourself.
Grab your pencils and colour in our two favourite Gumnut brothers, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.
Unscramble the names of the Gumnut Babies and their bush world in this fun word scramble.
Use your detective skills to help Snugglepot and Cuddlepie find their friend Little Ragged Blossom.