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Case Study: Payne Rd OSHC

by Nature Play QLD

This case study highlights a transition from structured play to unstructured nature play at Payne Road Outside School Hours Care (OSHC), which Nature Play QLD has helped them to achieve. Read more…

The Top 10 Nature Play QLD Resources and Services of 2016!

by Nature Play QLD

We’ve recapped the best resources and services Nature Play QLD offered in 2016 to help you get your kids playing and learning outdoors; to improve their health, wellbeing, learning, creativity and more! Read more…

A Walk a Day Keeps People At Play

by Jenny Holt

It's so often preached that we need more exercise and fresh air, but not always clear as to ways to employ those actions. The first step is as simple as stepping through your door. A simple walk can be turned into a healthy afternoon with lifelong memories. Read more…

Walks and Wildlife at Venman Bushland National Park

by Brisbane Kids

For kids, going on a bush walk is an exciting adventure that awakens all the senses. These are the things that memories are made of, and Venman Bushland National Park is the perfect place for bringing out everyone’s inner explorer and wildlife spotter! Read more…

How Parents Can Share Their Children’s ‘Wildhood’

by Jenny Holt

Great tips and ideas on how to recapture the independence and magic of childhood play, and how you can share in this joy. Read more…

10 Places to go for free water play in and around Brisbane

by Hampton Swim School

To beat the summer heat in the city, there's no better way than to escape to these free places to go for water play in and around Brisbane: Read more…

How the 30 Day NATURE PLAY CHALLENGE will help your child’s BRAIN!

by Hyahno Moser, Program Manager for Nature Play QLD

Taking the 30 Day Nature Play Challenge will not only be SUPER FUN for families these school holidays, giving your kids a #Summer2Remember, but it is going to build incredibly strong and positive ‘outdoor play files’ in their brains. Read more…

Creating Wildhood Memories

by Journey Outdoors in Nature

Reignite the magic of nature play, with these top 10 tips from Nature Play QLD Activity Provider Journey Outdoors in Nature. Fostering the joys of nature play in your family... rain, hail or shine! Read more…

Summer 2 Remember- The 30 Day Nature Play Challenge

by Nature Play QLD

30 day challenges are hugely popular because they are a great way to change unhealthy habits. Many experts believe that it takes just 21 days to replace unhealthy behaviours and habits with new ones, which is why we encourage your family to join our inaugural 30 Day Nature Play Challenge to give you and your kids a #Summer2Remember. Read more…

In the Grow Biosphere; The Story of Grow Forest School

by Alijah Brod, Grow Biosphere

Grow is an official Nature Play QLD Activity Provider. The story of ‘Grow’ begins with native land, indigenous dreaming and a children’s food garden. It unfolds an unusual chain of events, though wonderfully synchronised, that eventuated in the creation of a forest school on the Sunshine Coast. Read more…

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