Fairy Stones to Gummingurru

Prep to Year 2

Who are the Carpet Snake People?

  • Who are the Traditional Owners of the Toowoomba area?
  • What does Binangar mean?
  • Why is there a Carpet Snake in the Binangar Gallery
  • What shapes can you find in the stone arrangements?
  • Can you play Burguu Matya, a traditional Aboriginal game?

Hear Jean's story and share in her excitement as she discovers and explores the local stone arrangement site at Gummingurru and learns of its cultural significance.  Students can explore the artefacts and stories in the Binangar Gallery to learn about the way of life of the Traditional Owners of the Toowoomba region. Storytelling and hands-on artefacts are a major focus of this program.

All school visits must be pre-booked.

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