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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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5 Family Adventures

by Griffin Longley

The key to family adventure is to take on something challenging but within the capability (just) of your youngest adventurer. Add in a dash of excitement, even adrenaline, and you are almost there. The last ingredient in any adventure is freedom – that sense of being unshackled from your everyday life with its routines and demands (e.g. if your mind strays to bills or homework you are not having an adventure). Read more…

Top 5 Picnic and Play Spots in Perth and Peel

by Griffin Longley

Picnics are a fantastic way to reconnect with family and friends while enjoying all the physical and mental health benefits of the outdoors without falling foul of WA's current COVID-19 restrictions, and we've selected five great locations for a day of food, play, and generally having a good time outdoors during the cool Autumn weather. They are just to get you started – but remember there are thousands of great picnic locations in WA. Read more…

10 Off The Beaten Track Camping Destinations

by Griffin Longley

Your Autumn nature escape has been taking on shape, colour, and urgency in the back of your mind for months. And now that the COVID-19 wall is starting to come down you can start planning that next family adventure in earnest – and Nature Play WA is here to help. 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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