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Bush Toys

weaving with grass and wool


Next Available: Sat, 18 Apr 10:30AM
1 hour
Book Now (http://weteachme.com/l/JvzYisxr)

Description

This activity is will be on Site of Off-Grid Festival!!

Bush Toys is a fantastic imaginary play activity for kids..

What’s it all about?

Using soft grass, colourful wool and some big buttons you can create anything from a small grass lizard to a mighty pair of buffalo horns, the possibilities are endless! Be ready for a fun and playful workshop.

What will we cover?

In this class we will be using our hands, sitting and talking, sharing ideas and knowledge to create fun bush toys. We will be taught about the grass collecting and preparing process and a simple wrapping and sculpting technique. Add some stitched-on buttons for eyes and you’ll be done!

Please note that this class does use a lot of hay! If you have an allergy it might be a good idea to bring along some antihistamine just in case, or drop us a line if you’re concerned.

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What you will learn
  • Using soft grass, colourful wool and some big buttons you can create anything from a small grass lizard to a mighty pair of buffalo horns, the possibilities are endless! Be ready for a fun and playful workshop.
What you will get
  • In this class we will be using our hands, sitting and talking, sharing ideas and knowledge to create fun bush toys. We will be taught about the grass collecting and preparing process and a simple wrapping and sculpting technique. Add some stitched-on buttons for eyes and you’ll be done!
Parking Info

PARKING FOR ALL ONSITE. PLEASE HAVE A GOLD COIN DONATION TO OUR WONDERFUL FIRE BRIGADE FOR THEIR HELP.


What to bring
  • All materials will be provided.
What to wear

Casual Clothing,

Appropriate for

Children and Parents


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Adrienne Kneebone

Vendor since 2017

Adrienne Kneebone spent 12 years in the Northern Territory mastery the craft of weaving as well as working extensively with women from Western Arhnem land. She has a lot of skills, knowledge, and storytelling to share and finds enjoyment in the atmosphere of a weaving group. Her skills range from basket twining to native grass cobbling through to bush toy making. 

She now resides by the Yarra river in East Warburton where she has adapted to weaving with the local plant material. Her classes are light-hearted and enjoyable as she draws the creative spirit from people.

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Adrienne Kneebone requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Adrienne Kneebone to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

You need to let me know two days before event if you would like a refund, many thanks.

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