Kindergarten students from The Nature School Primary have celebrated the opening of their frog pond habitat.
Invited guests included Bunnings store manager Scott Burns and team member Katrina Hay, as well as community volunteer Graeme Evans from The Lost Plot community garden.
Mr Burns said: "We were so grateful to have been able to support the school by supplying materials for this project. The kids have done an amazing job.
"To be honest I've learned a lot from them today. They've taught me about new frog species and about our local environment."
Kindergarten teacher Lauren Ussher said the development of the frog pond had provided important learning opportunities for the students.
"This was a real hands-on experience," she said.
"Kindy helped with choosing the location, digging the hole, placing the rocks, establishing the plants and preparing everything our tadpoles will need."
The National Frog Pond Building Project is a collaborative initiative between the Australian Museum and Bunnings.
The project aims to engage schools across the country by assisting them to build a frog-friendly pond to help Australia's frog populations thrive.
The FrogID app further supports the project.
Students from The Nature School have used the FrogID app to identify interesting species on-site such as the red-backed toadlet, and are looking forward to recording the calls of froggy visitors to their new habitat.
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