This 'Aussie Legends Alphabet' series is the coolest thing we’ve seen all week

Because educational props can be cute as they are clever.

By Ellie McDonald
As parents, the aim of the parenting game is to give our children the kind of life education that will ultimately shape who they are in the future.
This is why Sydney mum Beck Feiner took schooling her four-year-old into her own hands, designing a cool, clever and super-creative alphabet featuring some of the country’s most-celebrated icons.

Speaking to SBS, freelance graphic designer Beck says that the idea for the project came after wanting to create something interesting, yet educational for her little boy, Levi.
"I'm very aware of the current political scene at the moment, and I just wanted to give my son a more of a rounded education as to who the true Australian legends really are, who Eddie Mabo is and who Tim Flannery is," she explains.
"And I wanted to show the multicultural diversity. I wanted to make sure I did Indigenous people, Asian people, everyone. I wanted to represent the complete spectrum of Australia."
But, really, the crux of Beck’s creative determination came from one key place...
“I just felt like A is for apple, and B is for banana was a bit boring.”
Featured in the nothing-short-of-stellar line-up is Aussie AFL great Adam Goodes, the imitable Dame Edna, The Australian Women’s Weekly’s own former editor Ita Buttrose, the great Fred Hollows and crocodile hunter Steve Irwin.
You can pick up your own Aussie Legends Alphabet poster by purchasing one from Beck’s online webstore for $39.99.

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