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Discover imaginative play with our exquisite Indigenous pretend play Dilly Bag – a captivating early childhood pretend play resource. Handcrafted with love by talented Indigenous artisan Linda Brown, this remarkable creation is woven from 100% cotton, this handmade Aboriginal cultural toy infuses authenticity and cultural significance into every thread.
Immerse young minds in the rich tapestry of Aboriginal culture as they explore the wonders of the Dilly Bag. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this resource invites children to embark on a journey of discovery, connecting them to the heritage of Australia’s First Nations.
In Australia’s northern regions, bags are most frequently used and designed by women to collect food. Dilly is believed to have come from the Turrubal word dili, though the names of these bags vary depending on where they were made.
Made from soft, durable 100% cotton, this Early Childhood imaginative play resource is as versatile as it is beautiful, creating a seamless bridge between traditional use and modern learning through play.
  • Colour chosen at random.
  • Handmade.
  • 100% cotton.
  • Bag approx. 30cm length.
  • Supporting EYLF Teaching Notes provided as PDF download.
Linda Brown is a proud Mara and Garawa woman, from East Arnhem Land, she currently lives on Dunghutti Country. Linda is skilled in handicrafts and painting and is the mother of Co-Founder and Principal Artist, Russell.

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Weight .180 kg

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