Downloadable Resources for Families

Unstructured outdoor play is great for the whole family! We've got some great resources for parents and families to help you get your children outside.

51 Things To Do Before You’re 12

By Katherine Healy | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on 51 Things To Do Before You’re 12

There are some things that every kid should get to experience. How many of our 51 things have you done? Why not challenge your friends to see who will be the first to finish the list! Download 51 Things Resource 1.  Climb a tree 2.  Sleep under the stars (even in your backyard) 3.  Fall […]

Nature Play Bingo

By Katherine Healy | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Nature Play Bingo

Go on a nature walk with your pencil at the ready!  Tick off as many of these 16 things as you can. Can you complete your whole bingo card in one go? You can also play digital Nature Play Bingo on your phone or device.  Find it in the Toolbox section of our free Nature Play […]

25 Things to do in Summer

By Katherine Healy | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on 25 Things to do in Summer

With 25 fun outdoor activities to try, you’ll love our 25 Things to do in Summer resource. Download Your Copy Here 25 Things to do in Summer 1. Find a quiet river, stream or lake to dangle your feet in the water & daydream. 2. Have an ice sledding race down a steep, grassy hill (ice […]

25 Things to do in Autumn

By Katherine Healy | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on 25 Things to do in Autumn

Autumn is the best time to get out and about in Western Australia; the weather is mild with sunny days and light winds, it is still (mostly) warm enough to go for a swim, and you can have campfires. With this in mind the team at Nature Play WA have come up with 25 of our […]

25 Things to do in Winter

By Katherine Healy | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on 25 Things to do in Winter

There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes! Get dressed in your winter woollies, grab your family and friends and get outside with these 25 fun new activities for the wet and windy weather. Download Your Copy Here 25 Things to do in Winter 1. Collect fallen leaves & pieces of bark with interesting textures. […]

25 Things to do in Spring

By Katherine Healy | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on 25 Things to do in Spring

The sun’s coming out, the days are getting warmer (and longer) and the wildflowers are in bloom!  Here’s our top 25 things we love to do in Spring – get your friends and family together and tick off as many as you can. Download Your Copy Here 25 Things to do in Spring 1. Take […]

Top Nature Play Spaces

By Katherine Healy | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Top Nature Play Spaces

The world is full of opportunities to play. Footpaths are for hopscotch. Retaining walls are for balancing, bike racks for swinging, trees for climbing, bushes for hiding, and grass for rolling, chasing, throwing, kicking, and flying kites. And in WA, we are spoiled beyond all reason for play spaces – formal and informal. So, without […]

5 Family Adventures

By Katherine Healy | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on 5 Family Adventures

The key to family adventure is to take on something that is challenging, but within the capability (just) of your youngest adventurer. Add in a dash of excitement, even adrenalin, and you are almost there. The last ingredient in any adventure is freedom – that sense of being unshackled from your normal life with its […]

Top 5 Picnic and Play Spots in Perth and Peel

By Katherine Healy | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Top 5 Picnic and Play Spots in Perth and Peel

Picnics are a fantastic way to reconnect with family and friends while enjoying all the physical and mental health benefits of the outdoors. We’ve selected five great locations for a day of food, play, and generally having a good time outdoors. Download our TOP 5 PICNIC AND PLAY SPOTS IN PERTH AND PEEL Resource and be sure to […]

Top 5 Bike Trails for Families in Perth

By Katherine Healy | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Top 5 Bike Trails for Families in Perth

We have scoured the Trails WA website to share our top-five bike trails for families. All the trails are perfect for beginners and are an easy drive from anywhere in the Perth area. Enjoy! Download our TOP 5 BIKE TRAILS FOR FAMILIES IN PERTH Resource and be sure to share your photos and videos of your adventures to our Facebook or […]