FAMILY IS CENTRE Aboriginal Designed Charity Mat, Grey & Yellow
2.7m Diameter, Profits donated to charity
This Recycled Plastic Mat is a special one. Designed by our beloved local Indigenous Artist Christine Slabb, this Family Centre recycled plastic picnic mat has been created as part of a community collaboration with the Family Centre in Tweed Heads.
Supporting local Indigenous and non-Indigenous families
100% of the profits of this mat are being donated to The Family Centre in Tweed to help them with their work supporting local Indigenous and non-Indigenous families.
This grey and yellow design features Family as the centrepiece, the centre of ones being.
The message and story of the mat is that family relationships and connections provide and uphold strength, honour and respect. These strains of family connection flow deep within our soul, captivated by love.
"Family is the centre, the centre is our family"
The 2.7 metre mat is the ideal mat for anyone wanting to embrace Indigenous Aboriginal culture and the deep messages this culture shares. It's also the perfect mat for those with a social conscience who want to know that their purchases are helping to make a difference in the world.
Family Centre is a unique Aboriginal recycled mat. Enjoy it as a camping mat, play mat or anywhere you want to bring people together.
"Family" Recycled Plastic Mats
Name of design: Family Centre
Origin of design: Australian Indigenous
Origin of artist:Bundjalung - Yugambeh
Size: 2.7 m
Colours: Grey and Yellow *Available in the following colour options - grey and mauve.
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: Click here for a step-by-step video on how to fold your Round Mat.
Care Instructions: All of our floor mats have been made to the best attainable standards from UV treated recycled polypropylene. Follow the guide to mat maintenance for cleaning and storage instructions. Whilst our floor mats and playmats are suitable for indoor and outdoor use, 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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