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Carved Ladybug House


Natural tree branches hand carved to provide safe and inviting habitat for ladybugs and other beneficial insects.

Help address the glocal decline of beneficial insects, enhancing your own backyard biodiversity, this lovely rustic addition to your outdoor space provides endless opportunities for children to learn about insects and their natural habitat.

Equally lovely for imaginative playscapes and nature tables.

Fair trade handmade from sustainably sourced recycled plantation timber.

Sold individually, house measures approximately 25cm tall x 8cm diameter

Designed in Australia and fair trade handmade in Vietnam by Q Toys.

About Q Toys:

With a philosophy centred on play-based learning as an alternative to formal early childhood schooling, all Q Toys are designed to nurture children’s imaginations. An Australian company, Q Toys’ design team of artists, teachers, engineers and industrial designers share a passion to blend the educational value of toys, fun and childhood imagination with high quality timber design.

Q Toys are handmade by highly skilled craftspeople under fair trade conditions. Q Toys offers support to communities in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta by training disabled children to become craftsmen and women for life.

All timber is sustainably sourced from recycled rubber and acacia plantations in Vietnam.