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!


Upcoming Workshops:

What will you get out of this Nature Play Spaces & Loose Parts Play Workshop?

At the end of this intimate workshop you should expect to have a far greater idea about what nature play is and how to go about enabling nature play, including loose parts play, in your community, school, centre, in your parks and reserves and through your designs and business ventures.

The presentations will be part theoretical and part hands-on. You will take home many resources including a project plan that you will commence in the workshop to help move your ideas forward.

Who should attend?

People who would like to start facilitating nature based loose parts play for children in their neighbourhood, workplace, centre or school including:

Local Government Officers in parks and reserve management, Outdoor Recreation Officers, Local Government and Private play space designers and landscape architects, Early Childhood Educators, Child Care Centre Coordinators, Kindergarten Coordinators, School Principals and Teachers, School Grounds and Maintenance Officers, Bush Care Volunteers, Other Supportive Community Organisations.

What to bring?

  • Water / water bottle
  • Hat, Sun screen
  • Pen / paper / Business card
  • Wear clothes to play in and comfortable shoes
  • Camera and photos of your school, centre or park and project ideas

Event details

When:  Tuesday 30th April, 2019

             9.30am to 4pm

Where: Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens (meeting room)

             9 Lagoon Street,

             West Mackay, QLD 4740

Cost:     $250 pp (inc GST) + booking fee

Places:  20



Past Workshops:




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