Make Nests for Wildlife in Care (Arts and Crafts)


  • 1h/week
  • Flexible
  • Flexible
  • Eco-friendly
  • School
  • Remote
  • Youth-friendly

Posted on Oct 30, 2023

Last updated on May 13, 2024

Looking for an excuse to practice knitting or crochet? You could be crafting warm and snuggly rehabilitation nests on behalf of rescuers / veterinary clinics around Australia!

The role

Did you know that a group exists with a goal to provide every wildlife rescuer / veterinary clinic in Australia with at least a few knitted nests? Find out more about this amazing group of people and access instructions on how to make safe and suitable nests for wildlife in care.

Handmade nests are extremely versatile and are used in the rescue of baby marsupials, birds, reptiles (even kittens love snuggling up in them!) Knit or Crotchet, alone or as part of a team - all for a good cause!

Need to know

DIY opportunity Australia-wide! Recommending an adult (carer/teacher) supports / supervises activity


Start date: May 13, 2024

End date: -


  • Arts, Craft and Music
  • Gardening, Caring for the Natural World
  • Caring for Animals
  • Writing, Editing and Research

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