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Creating kid led play spaces from junk

by Sarah Boyd

If you think you can't do adventure play with your kids, think again. They don't even have to leave your yard, you don't need to spend a cent, and you might even see what you thought was just junk in a whole new new light! Read more…

Surf's Up!

by Sonia Hills

What do you get when you mix a bunch of excited kids, neoprene, sea, salt and sand? A fantastic morning out! Read more…

Three Must-Do Walk Trails For Families With Young Children

by John Clifton

With the hot summers a thing of the past for a while and Autumn and Winter cooler days arriving, there is a great opportunity to get out and explore parts of Perth natural environment as a family or in family groups. There are many easy walking trails suited to families with young children as well as longer trails for older kids. I have few favourites that the Family Bushwalking Club of WA regularly do and thought I could share a few that would be great to try in the April School Holidays. Read more…

Faerie Houses

by key2creative user

We are very fortunate to live close to a walking trail in the bush, so on those mornings when the kids are up way too early for my liking we go out walking! I find that when Miss 5 and Mr's 3 &… Read more…

Tree Climbing Treasures

by Natasha Madams

They are like magnets to kids - a great climbing tree can provide endless fun for kids and in WA, we are very fortunate to have the classic Moreton Bay Fig trees on hand at spectacular locations for our kids climbing pleasure... Read more…

Monkey Mia fun!

by ceri foster

Monkey Mia is very much a nature wonderland with dolphins, pelicans, stingrays and turtles to name a few being very easy to see from the beach making it great for kids. Read more…

Great Aussie Campout

by Michelle Russo

My family and I were lucky enough to be part of the Great Aussie Camp Out on Saturday October 11th and it was an amazing experience. Read more…

Grandma Keeps Light of Childhood Shining

by Griffin Longley

“I want to really strongly emphasise that I wouldn’t let something like this stop them having their right to go and play outside and play in what is just a magical area where they can build cubbies and do all those things that we want kids to do. Read more…

Geocaching with kids

by Breht Townsing

Does the idea of tracking down hidden treasures and getting out into nature's great outdoors with the kids sound like fun? It did to me as well when a work colleague first told me about geocaching. An inexpensive hobby that I could share with my three boys and that would encourage them to get out in the fresh air and away from the Xbox had to be a good thing. Read more…

Dirty Weekends

by Paul Jarvis

Watch a beaming child sitting in the dirt off the side of a manicured lawn or squealing with delight as they churn through mud with bare feet and it is pretty clear that something elemental is taking place. Read more…

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