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Have you noticed children’s preferences for small worlds, imagination and adventure in their play? In our second webinar, David Sobel’s Outdoor Play Motifs will be introduced, and teachers will be encouraged to consider children’s perspectives…

Loose Parts play is an engaging and motivating way for children to utilise a range of repurposed and natural materials as resources for outdoor play and learning. The open-ended, sensory and multipurpose nature of loose parts invites inventiveness an…

The fourth webinar provides an overview of the Dimensions of Outdoor Learning from the Australian Curriculum. There is a strong focus on developing skills and knowledge, developing relationships between children and nature, sustainability and most im…
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Cubbies, and Why Kids Need to Hide

by Griffin Longley

What is it about building cubbies that is so important that it’s worth turning your lounge room or your garden bed into a construction zone? Read more…

Raising Courageous Children

by Griffin Longley

As this Father’s Day approaches, with the world veering disconcertingly away from normalcy, there is a word that keeps coming to mind. That word is courage. An underused word, I think could use reviving as we parent into the 2020s. Read more…

Among Big Things Little Things Grow: An ode to trees – and games to play in them

by Griffin Longley

We live on a blue planet, yes, but also a planet of trees. And as we approach National Tree Day it’s a fitting moment to remember the extraordinary role the 60,000 species of trees that grace every continent and corner of the globe (except the polar regions, parking lots, and some misconceived playgrounds) play in our life, and the lives of children. Read more…

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COVID-19 Self Isolation Resources for Families

Discover awesome new resources supporting families spending time together during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nature Play WA App

The Nature Play WA app makes accessing ideas to help get kids outdoors easy!  The free app promotes the resources, programs, trails and events we have created to make taking part in nature play easy.

Nature Passport Outdoor App

Our tool to help families and schools replace kids’ sedentary screen-time with playing, exploring and learning outdoors. 

Free Benji - The Rewilding

Nature Play WA works to "rewild" one of our state's most endangered species!

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