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Friday 4 Oct 2019

CHASING SHADOWS

Ipswich, 4305

4 Oct 2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A delightfully engaging Kids Go Wild program for families. Is it possible to capture shadows? Come and find out! Find the most wonderful patterns and shapes left by the shadows of plants at Ipswich Japanese Garden, then release your creativity to dra…

Saturday 12 Oct 2019

Volunteer with BEACHCARE - Rainbow Bay

Coolangatta, 4225

12 Oct 2019 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Help us help our beaches! Come along to your local BeachCare program this Saturday and join in on dune regeneration activities to see a positive impact on our beautiful beaches. BeachCare is a community engagement program facilitated by the Griffit…
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3 BIG Lessons Learnt from The Neighbourhood Play Project. Where are all the kids?

It’s no secret that the slow creep of an indoor sedentary childhood and the increase in screen use has parents and experts across the globe alarmed.

Childhood has changed - and mostly not for the better.

I had been travelling around Queensland, presenting the Nature Play programs designed to help communities find ways to re-engage children with outdoor free play, when I had an epiphany about the role of the neighbourhood in a child’s ability to play.

Mud World is the Best Outdoor Festival for Kids!

Independent review of our Nature Play QLD Mud World Festival, by Amber Greene, Roam the Gnome Family Travel Directory.

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.

Re-Wilding Benji

'After several years in captivity, 'Benji' is about to be reintroduced into his natural environment.'

A very funny Nature Play QLD video! Our team had a good giggle watching this - we hope you enjoy our new ad as much as we did.

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