EUCALYPTUS FLOWER Aboriginal Design Recycled Mat, Yellow & Pink
Eucalyptus Flower is an impressive contemporary Aboriginal design recycled mat in fresh, floral pink and yellow. Evoking the colourful blossoms of Australian native plants, designer Christine Slabb has created a spectacular mat motif ideal for use as a beach mat, classroom rug or play space.
This mat is one of our most in-demand choices for classrooms and daycare centres. Why? Because the 22 circles that surround this charming design are perfect for organising 22 little bottoms! Educators can encourage children to sit in a perfect circle for group time, story time, 'show and share', or any teaching experience. Why not try counting games using the dots and patterns to hold their attention while you prepare the next class activity?
Slabb is an accomplished Indigenous artist and graphic designer from the Bundjalung people, on Australia’s east coast. In this image, she tells a story about the season from March to July when the lorikeets feast on eucalyptus flowers. This is a bird’s eye view, looking at the top of the flower as it bursts into life in vibrant pink and bush yellow.
This lively image is now available on our popular indoor/outdoor plastic rugs. Made from recycled plastics, like PET drink bottles and shopping bags, our mats are environmentally responsible and ethically manufactured.
Perfect for high traffic areas like classrooms, living rooms or campsites, our mats are easy to clean and stunning to look at! Soft and durable, you can fold them up to move them from the playroom to the backyard at picnic time – or roll them up to pop in the caravan for your next road trip. Sand and dust will simply brush off, while heavier dirt can be wiped up or hosed away.
Celebrate culture and the planet by choosing a contemporary Aboriginal design recycled mat in colourful pink and yellow. Beach mat? Camping mat? Classroom mat? The choice is yours! Order online today.
Name of design: Eucalyptus Flower
Origin of design: Australian Aboriginal
Artist: Christine Slabb
Origin of artist: Bundjalung people, on Australia’s east coast
Size: 3m diameter
Fabric: Recycled plastic
Note: These mats are reversible. Photos show both sides of the same mat. Mat colours may differ slightly from the images shown due to the different inks used in individual print runs.
This mat comes in a recycled plastic carry bag for your convenience.
How to fold your mat:
Care Instructions: All our floor mats have been made to the best attainable standards from UV treated recycled polypropylene. Follow our guide to mat maintenance for cleaning and storage instructions. Our floor mats and playmats are suitable for indoor and outdoor use, but extensive exposure to sun or rain will lead to fading and deterioration over time.
Recycled Mats is a proud long-term member of the Indigenous Art Code, which ensures transparent, fair and ethical business trade in works of art by Indigenous artists.
*More information can be found about all of our artists on our artist's blog.
- Playmat in childcare centres and kindies
- Library 'storytelling' rugs
- Spread it on the floor to catch paint spills while the kids are having fun
- Use it during school or family outings
- Sporting occasions
- Family reunions
- Perfect for the beach – sand just washes or shakes off
- Perfect for picnics in the park
- High traffic areas
- Brighten a classroom or kid's playroom
- Cover an old non-usable concrete spot and bring new life to the area
- Define a play space for children
- BBQ areas
- Dog grooming shows
- Market stalls
- Lounge room floors or hall runners
- Cultural wall art
- Wedding or other ceremonial mats
- Going bush
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