News article from the Gold Coast Bulletin of 27 August 2015.

Samuel Longhurst, Nate Polwarth and Charlette Flower crawling through Art Dinouveau's Hollow Log Climber and Tunnel. Pic John Gass

Samuel Longhurst, Nate Polwarth and Charlette Flower crawling through Art Dinouveau’s Hollow Log Climber and Tunnel. Pic John Gass

GUMNUTS, caterpillars and giant mushrooms are all part of the school day for Prep students at the Gold Coast’s A.B. Paterson College.

The college yesterday unveiled its new Lilly Pilly Learning Centre and Gumnut Garden, inspired by the Snugglepot and Cuddlepie stories by May Gibbs.

Education Minister Kate Jones officially opened the garden and new and refurbished classrooms, which are part of a $1.8 million makeover of the school’s Prep area.

“I think this space really gives young people the opportunity to use their imaginations while also learning about Australian flora and fauna,” she said.

Read the rest of the story on the Gold Coast Bulletin.

See more pictures of the Gumnut Garden and the Lilly Pilly Learning Centre at A.B. Paterson College.