Schools programs designed to engage single classrooms, whole schools or large-scale inter-schools projects. Our programs are user friendly, safe and link environmental education to the K –12 schools curriculum.

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Hotbed Designs conduct a range of schools programs designed to engage single classrooms, whole schools or large-scale inter-schools projects. Our programs are user friendly, safe and link environmental education to the K –12 schools curriculum.
Hotbed Designs work collaboratively to fully equip an OH&S approved workshop space within in the school and develop a workshop program schedule. Students will use acquired skills to work directly on the project according to a design guide and supervision from Hotbed Designs. Our Tutors have all undergone Working With Children police checks, First Aid and Mandatory Reporting training.

Curriculum-linked projects

Hotbed Designs conduct curriculum-linked programs in schools that inform students about environmental issues in their communities.

Hotbed designs hand-carved stamps can be used in the production of curriculum-linked school murals, classroom signs, library bags etc.

Hotbed Designs curriculum-linked Interactive Displays include quiz questions, fact files and instructions. Display components are colourful, tactile and movable, inviting participants to arrange them to find the solutions to local environmental issues.

Classroom resources

Hotbed Designs produce a range of classroom resources such as illustrated activity books, colour-in-pages, craft templates. E books are available just contact us.

Hotbed Designs murals become outdoor classrooms where students can use the mural imagery to inform link activity-sheets. Each mural program is complemented with a schematic A3 design produced as a colour-in activity and can be use as a colour-in competition.

In workshops, students produce signs for the schoolyard visually describing environmental management programs such as How To Compost, The 3 Bin System, and Low Waste Shopping. New resources and resource workshop programs can be developed with consultation from clients.

Hotbed Designs make visual art for the environment. We deliver inclusive art programs for schools, communities and businesses that enhance public spaces and encourage people to view their environment in a new way.
Hotbed Designs inclusive print making programs are fun for all levels of the community. We have produced more than 1500 hand-carved stamps that can be used in an infinite number of compositions on board, fabric, paper or prepared mural substrates and promote the environment and inform action and change in communities. Our stock of stamp images depict native flora and fauna, biodiversity and ecosystems systems, man-made urban habitats, harbour species, fresh water ponds, sea grass meadows, wetlands, soil microbiology, mineralogy, organic gardens and composting, storm water pollution and solutions, clean air, transport and energy systems and waste management. We also produce stamps as part of interpretive contemporary art programs, designed to complement artist’s projects for major events in galleries, museums and theater.