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Nature Play at Kindy

by Alison Pechey, Kenmore District Kindergarten

A beautiful blog by Kenmore District Kindergarten, showing that a nature play inspired community kindergarten like theirs, doesn't need to be out of reach. Read more…

Our Future lies in our Pint-sized Power Rangers - A journey to Emerald Creek Falls

by Adventure Mumma (Kate Richards)

One popular Queensland travel blogger (who's also a mum!) talks about a recent family day trip she had to Emerald Creek Falls, how she made a real environmental difference whilst there, and a very special little nine year old girl she met who she later described as a "full blown superhero mingling among us adults". Read more…

Life Means Living A Constant Adventure

by Virginija Meilune, Nature Play QLD

Virginija Meilune is the Marketing Coordinator at Nature Play QLD. She was born and has spent most of her life in Lithuania, moving to Australia only three years ago. This is her letter to you. Read more…

WHY PLAYING IN THE MUD IS MORE THAN JUST FUN

by Hyahno Moser

Playing in the mud is not only fun, it’s good for kids too! I have been researching mud play, and have uncovered some surprising facts behind this magical material, as well as some amazing and interesting statistics related to why our kids need to get their hands dirty. Read more…

Art in nature, it's everywhere

by Rebecca Burch

Nature is everywhere which means so too can art. Whether you are out in the backyard with the kids, the park, the beach, even just the sidewalk waiting for a bus there is nature around us. And with na… Read more…

Pull Your Child Away from the TV and Plop them In Nature

by Jenny Holt

A blog about unplugging our children, and teaching them how to heal themselves with a scientifically proven tool that is free, accessible, and a pleasure to use. It's nature. Read more…

Natures Keepers - Caring for the environment, a collective responsibility.

by Ngaire Trigg

Let's talk Rubbish. This blog talks about the massive issue that is plastic pollution and about a simple mindset change and small steps that might help us all move forward and take action and lead by example. Read more…

Nature Play for Babies

by Maria Holt

Going on nature adventures with your baby might seem a scary move. One mum and teacher is sharing her advice with other parents at preparing for your time outdoors with babies so it wouldn't seem so overwhelming. Read more…

The Pressures of Responsible Gift Giving

by Ngaire Trigg

One mum talks about the pressures of meeting a multitude of expectations during the festive season, and how this can be done whilst also encouraging more outdoor play! Read more…

How mud helps your children’s health in 5 ways

by Hannah Wadley, Adoni Media

One doctor tells us why we should embrace the muddy footprints on the floor and the dirty finger marks on the walls these summer holidays - in fact he gives us five pretty convincing health reasons to encourage messy play! Read more…

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