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Friday 16 Jul 2021

Senior Ranger. Ages 7-12

Mundaring, 6073

16 Jul 2021 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Hike along the tracks and trails as we delve deeper into the role of a ranger, visit the fire sheds and become reptile aware as you work towards your senior ranger qualification. For ages 7-12 this activity is held at Perth Hills Discovery Centre and…

Saturday 21 Aug 2021

Frog Forage. Ages 6+ LS

Noranda, 6062

21 Aug 2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The search is on, so hop along to join this fun adventure! Pop on your gum boots and forage for frogs. Learn how to attract frogs into your garden with ideas on creating the perfect frog pond. Our ‘froggie’ guide will show you how to tune into an…
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Scarborough: whale of a time ahead for kids at new $1.4m playground

by Katherine Healy

Children will be eagerly awaiting the opening of a $1.4 million playground at Scarborough after construction finished on the project. Read more…

Nature Play. It's Not Rocket Science, It's More Important Than That.

by Griffin Longley

Nature play spaces are everywhere. Schools have them, local governments are putting them in - there is even one at the new stadium. Every day there are more news stories and research on why kids do better when they get time to muck around outside. They even took time at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos in January to put out a statement on how real play is going to save world. Here’s the thing though. Nature play is actually an anti-fad. It is just time and space for free play outdoors. The more nature there is in outdoors you have available the better, but at its heart nature play is just mucking around outside. Read more…

Mini Nature Players - A Morning of Fun!

by Nicole McNamara

Last week, we kicked off the first Nature Play WA event for 2018, with Mini Nature Players – a morning of nature play just for the littlies. While our events are usually aimed at children from toddlers to 12 years (and their families) and held on a weekend, this one was designed as an introduction to nature play for children aged 6 months to four years, during a school day, to give them a chance to explore some special time in nature without the "help" of bigger siblings! Read more…

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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.

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

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