For Families

Downloadable Resource for Families

Mud Pies

Mud play is fun and a source of childhood joy. Making mud pies, splashing in puddles, rolling down hills and exploring slippery creek beds are iconic images of childhood. Download Resource

Dirt + Water = Childhood

Mud is a natural part of childhood and is invaluable for children’s sensory development. It provides a source of creativity and research suggests it’s beneficial to children’s overall wellbeing. Get some practical ideas to explore mud play from our ‘Dirt + Water = Childhood info sheet. Download Resource

Nature Play WA’s Treasure Hunt

Children delight in hunting whether it is looking for an object in a scavenger hunt or a person in hide and seek! They love to explore, discover, collect, and sort treasures. Download and print off our A4 or A5 size classic treasure hunt and get exploring! Download A4 Treasure Hunt Download A5 Treasure Hunt

FREE Water Playspaces

With the weather heating up, we thought it was time to curate a list of our favourite FREE water playspaces located all around Western Australia. While there are many wonderful nature playspaces with water features as part of their design, we thought we’d focus on water playspaces that were exclusively water play-based, or had water …

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We Acknowledge
Nature Play WA acknowledges the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation, as the custodians of the land where our team lives and works. We also acknowledge the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and recognise the continuing connection of Indigenous people to their land, waters, sky, culture and community. We pay our respect to all Indigenous people of this land; ancestors, elders and young ones.