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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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Low-Cost Nature Based & Imaginative Christmas Gifts for Kids

by Katherine Healy

With the overwhelming options of toys and gadgets replete with requisite bells and whistles on sale for Christmas, it's sometimes hard to find simple, economical gifts that children will cherish and use through the whole year, once the Christmas season (and the initial excitement of something new) has passed. With this in mind, the team at Nature Play WA have put their heads together and created a list of nature-based gift ideas that would suit any little nature player! Read more…

Lessons of a Nature Player - The Harsh Realities of Life

by Katherine Healy

An everyday visit to a favourite park brings friendship, conversation, tragedy and acceptance, all in the space of an hour. Read more…

WA's Wonderful Wildflower Season

by Ellery Spychalski

Do you know your orchids from your everlastings? Your wattles from your Mulla Mulla? Did you know that 60% of Western Australia’s wildflowers aren’t found anywhere else in the world? Now’s the perfect time to get outdoors and explore WA’s spectacular array of wildflowers (more than 12,000 species!) with the kids. There’s adventure potential for every type of family and you can find wildflowers anywhere from inner city parks to some of the state’s biggest and best National Parks. 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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