Shared Country

Description :

Develop a greater understanding and respect for First Peoples culture.

Students will discover the importance of the environment to the Bunurong / Boon Wurrung People and their connection to Country and explore how plants can be used for fibre, medicine, tools, and food.

This program runs at the Cranbourne Gardens on Monday and Wednesday during school term. 

Students will

  • Learn about First Peoples tools and indigenous plants
  • Use ochre to make paint, stamp handprints and draw significant symbols
  • Enjoy a taste of native bushfood tea

Key focuses

  • Introduction to past and present First Peoples culture
  • Cross-cultural understanding
  • Bush foods and art

Curriculum Links

  • Level F-4 History and Design and Technologies

Time Action
Morning (10:15 to 11:45)
Afternoon (12:45 to 14:15)


Cranbourne Gardens

Recommended year level

Foundation to Year 6


$16.50 Per Student


Minimum charge is 18 students per class. Maximum class size is 30 students.