The bark on the squiggly gums is endlessly fascinating to children (I love it too).
Last week I found a group of boys pouring over a couple of pieces of bark and using the lines as a treasure map. Who would have thought it!
Now I know that you can't improve on Mother Nature, but with all of this bark lying around I thought the children might enjoy making their own version of squiggly gum.
Here are some other things we have tried:
Have you any creative experiences with natural materials to share?