Creating a Nature Play Space Workshops

Nature Play Space workshops will provide you with the tools to transform your outdoor play space to a nature play space at your school, educational centre, park or community space, or for your own business.  They're aimed at grown-ups from schools, kindergartens or daycare centres, local government, community organisations and community activists, landscape architectures and more!

 

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Creating a Nature Play Space

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 workshop will be held the day before (and at the same venue as) our Nature Play Symposium 2017 - Just For The Fun Of It!. On-site accommodation is available for those interested in attending both.

The symposium 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. You can read more about the symposium and accommodation options here.

What to expect:

  • Discussions about the concepts of nature play
  • Community engagement actions
  • Risk benefit analysis
  • Practical administrative tasks
  • How to move to design
  • Construction of your space
  • The day will also have practical and fun activities spread throughout. 

Cost:  $275 (inc GST)

 

Workshop leaders

Angela Wright

Angela volunteers for the QORF and Parks and Leisure Australia (Qld) and is the recreation, sport and open space planning officer for Redland City Council. For many years and more recently through work with Nature Play QLD, Angela has advocated for children to have better and more meaningful access to natural areas for a whole range of benefits including play.

Deb Robbins:

Studio Director, ASPECT Studios. As a fully qualified and specialist in Landscape Architecture, Deb will be speaking and assisting participants with ideas and addressing issues

Hyahno  Moser:

Nature Play QLD's Program Manager and an outdoors adventure and education programs specialist.

Anya Perkins:

Nature Play QLD's Community Engagement and Resource Coordinator. A Forest Learning and outdoors education specialist.

 

 

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