Everybody needs a piece of rope or string!
Cordage is the ancient skill of making rope from natural fibres of plants. This is essential bush craft has been used for millions of years to join, catch, or weave things together! Find out which Australian plants are best to use. Join our education rangers to learn this essential bushcraft by twisting and weaving your own homemade rope.
You can even harvest your own plants for this – we will send you a guide to native plant fibres in the activity sheet!
Share the love and make friendship bracelets to send to friends and family near and far!
Our video and activity pack ensures that you will not forget your newly learnt skills!
Skills: motor skills, plant knowledge
This 30-minute session will be held live on Zoom. You will need internet access and the Zoom app to participate in this session. Two days before the program, we will email you the Zoom link, plus a worksheet and a list of items so you can be ready to do the activities during or immediately after the session if you wish.
This program is part of Greater Sydney Parklands’ School Holiday Program Going Bush Online – check out our live offers for the rest of the spring holidays and our on-demand program, Swamp to Scrub