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Creating a Nature Play Space Workshop

Palm Beach, 4221

10 Mar 2017 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Learn to create nature play spaces in your centre or community. This one-day Creating Nature Play Spaces workshop will provide you with the tools to undertake the process of transforming your outdoor space to a nature play space. This worksh…

1 Day Introduction to Forest Learning Workshop (Gold Coast)

Palm Beach, 4221

10 Mar 2017 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This Introduction to Forest Learning Workshop is perfect for those wanting to learn how to implement Forest Learning into their educational centre or school. The workshop is designed for educators working with children aged from 2 to 10 years old,…

Nature Play Symposium 2017 - Just For The Fun Of It!

Palm Beach, 1525

11 Mar 2017 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

What is the Importance of Unstructured Outdoor Play in Children's Lives? The Nature Play QLD team is proud to be bring this next installment of important community conversations that WILL make a difference in the lives of the children you support.…
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Nature Play Symposium 2017

Unstructured outdoor play - nature play - is FUN-damental to a full and healthy childhood.

Join Nature Play QLD on a journey into why unstructured outdoor play is so vital for children. 

At ‘Just for the FUN of it’, we will explore the degree of fun and freedom in our children’s lives and the importance of developing an intrinsic love for outdoor play in our children, in order to achieve a well-balanced, healthy outdoor childhood.

Get active and inspired with hands-on nature play workshops, information, presentations and lots of opportunities for you to play both indoors and out. 

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.

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.

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