Date : November 30, 2018
The legacy of May Gibbs; one of Australia’s most talented illustrators, artists and authors, lives on in the most beautiful Snugglepot and Cuddlepie keepsakes. Here are some of the best May Gibbs pieces you can buy as teacher gifts in 2018.
May Gibbs Lifestyle Products by Ecology™
Ecology™ has released a beautiful range of May Gibbs’ lifestyle products. Any one of the 59 pieces in the Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie range would make wonderful teacher gifts.
From wall hangings to bunting, tote bags, tea towels to ceramic kitchen crockery, this gorgeous collection is enough to please any May Gibbs fan or literacy loving teacher. The nostalgic May Gibbs Ecology™ range is available to buy from October 2018.
May Gibbs 2019 Calendar
May Gibbs calendars are as enchanting as they are practical, making them ideal teacher gifts to be used for the year ahead. The May Gibbs 2019 spiral calendar showcases May Gibbs’ original illustrations printed on Italian archival paper. Calendars are 100% Australian made and are available to buy online here.
Erstwilder x Gumnut Babies Jewellery
Gift your child’s teacher with a piece from Erstwilder’s Gumnut Babies jewellery range. In 2016, Melbourne based jewellery designer Erstwilder celebrated the 100th birthday of the Gumnut Babies with the release of a licenced Snugglepot and Cuddlepie range. While most of the charming collection of Gumnut jewellery pieces are sold out, necklaces and earrings are still available to buy.
100th Anniversary Gumnut Babies 2016 1oz Silver Proof Coin & Book
Pool your money together with your child’s class buddies and collaboratively you could buy a Gumnut Babies coin collectible book. The special release Gumnut Babies book from The Perth Mint features a silver coin nestled into the front cover. No more than 2,500 of the 100th Anniversary of Gumnut Babies 2016 1oz Silver Proof Coin & Book are in existence. To buy one would therefore make a memorable & treasured gift for any teacher.
DIY May Gibbs gifts
Buy a quintessentially Australian May Gibbs keepsake to say thank you to your child’s teacher this year. Alternatively, why not craft your own Snugglepot & Cuddlepie teacher gifts, inspired by the tutorials found on the May Gibbs DIY craft tutorials page.