Make your own platypus and get socked by the mega-leeches with Cristy Burne’s crafty ideas


From the wacky and wonderful world of Cristy Burne, ‘Beneath the Trees‘ is a wilderness adventure story like no other. In this activity, kids can join Cam and Sophie on their quest for survival in Eungella National Park in Queensland. Cristy’s make your own mega-leech and paper bag platypus are sure to get the stories started around your living room campfire and cubby house.

For more teaching activities, download the free teaching notes here.


Books discussed
Beneath the Trees
To the Lighthouse
Off the Track

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