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Forest School Level 3 Leader Training

Capalaba, 4157

26 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017

After a hugely successful first workshop, Forest School Learning Initiative (UK) are delighted to continue their partnership with Nature Play QLD and extend the provision of Forest School Leader Training to Queensland for a second year, enabling even…

Tuesday 21 Mar 2017

Live Life Outdoors Photography Competition

Milton, 4064

21 Mar 2017 12:40 PM - 5 May 2017 5:00 PM

Queensland Outdoor Recreation Federation's (QORF) 'Live Life Outdoors' Photography Competition is a celebration of the power of outdoor recreation activities to enrich people’s lives. The photo competition asks you to create a vision of outdoor act…

Monday 27 Mar 2017

National Playgroup Week Events Across Queensland

Milton, 4064

27 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017

Playgroup Queensland will hold National Playgroup Week in March this year, but instead of celebrating the annual event in the city, they are taking it back to the regions – back to their grassroots. Queen’s Park in Ipswich will host this year…
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Forest Learning

Forest School is about using outdoor environments to teach children, and can be linked to the Australian National Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework.

There is an emphasis on child-led learning that builds confidence, self esteem and independence through small achievable tasks. 

We are pleased to run Forest Learning Workshops designed for educators working with children 2 to 10 years.

What Nature Play QLD is all about

Nature Play QLD's mission is to increase the time Queensland kids spend in unstructured play outdoors and in nature. It is founded on the understanding that unstructured play outdoors - nature play - is fundamental to a full and healthy childhood.

Find out more about Nature Play QLD's mission and watch our short intro video.

GROW With Nature Play

GROW with Nature Play is the practical play app featuring heaps of things-to-do, tips, hints, and all sorts of information about how and why playing in nature can benefit your baby.

Designed for parents, carers and early childhood professionals of children 0 – 3 years old, the important formative years of a child’s life, the app allows parents to plan age appropriate play lists that improve development, health, wellbeing, confidence, curiosity, and family bonds.

Ready to play? Nature Play Scavenger Hunt!

A school holiday activity with a list of 20 things to find!
Keep your kids outdoors and active this school holidays with this Nature Scavenger Hunt.  Great for families and for educators to provide as a school holiday activity.  Some items may be found in your backyard, but for others you will have to go further afield! 

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