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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…

“Let’s go out and have some fun!” The final webinar in our series features Nature Play WA CEO, Griffin Longley, in conversation about how parents can create special memories through taking their children outside and sharing experiences. He enc…
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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…

What is the right amount of screen time in a pandemic?

by Griffin Longley

What is the right amount of screen time in a pandemic? Does watching Bluey count? And do I get extra parent-credits for forcing my kid to play with a stick, in the rain, while I figure out how to resist the return of the old normal? Read more…

Top Nature Play Spaces

by Griffin Longley

The hazard tape is coming off playgrounds all over WA this weekend, so we thought we'd share some of our favourite play spaces around Perth and beyond. So, what makes a great play space? 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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