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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…

Disorganised Sport

by Paul Jarvis

Street or backyard cricket and football are the great democratic games of childhood; rules are invented, adapted or discarded on the fly to take into account the differing physical abilities of the participants. Read more…

I love being outside

by Ros King

I love the bush. I love the beach. I love being outside. Nature has a special power over me and sometimes in the busy-ness of life, I forget that. But when I venture out again, I'm quickly reminded, refreshed, empowered. Read more…

Low Tech Parenting Among the High Tech Set

by Paul Jarvis

A great article from New York Times journalist Nick Bilton has gone viral on social media over the last few days and is sure to have prompted more than a few discussions around family dinner tables. Read more…

Subiaco Theatre Gardens Play Space, Subiaco

by Natasha Madams

In the leafy green suburbs of Subiaco, this great nature play based play space has just opened and is the perfect spot for picnic and play. Read more…

Munda Biddi Rolling

by Paul Jarvis

We all know that spring is a great time to get outside and active and WA is blessed with some truly amazing outdoor destinations. For example, two of the world’s best adventure trails are located in the South-West of WA... Read more…

12 Simple Things To Do With Your Baby In Nature

by Deb Martin

Balcatta mum, Deb Martin, loves getting outside with her baby daughter and other parents as part of the Mother Nature Bubs Playgroup. She shares 12 simple ideas for enjoying nature with your baby. Read more…

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