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.

25 Things to do in Spring 2021 Edition

By Katherine Healy | August 30, 2021 | Comments Off on 25 Things to do in Spring 2021 Edition

We love our 25 things to do lists – so much that we’ve created a brand new one for Spring 2021!  How many of these fun things can you do this season? Download Your Copy 25 Things to do in Spring – 2021 Edition! Discover the newest play trails on Play Trails app! Make friends […]

Alphabetical Nature Walk

By Katherine Healy | June 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Alphabetical Nature Walk

Can you find objects with names that start with each letter of the alphabet? Download and print off our A4 or A5 size Alphabetical Nature Walk checklist, and see how many things you can find on your walk!  We’ll give you a hint for ‘X’ – Xanthorrhoea – better known as grass trees!   Download […]

25 Things to do in Winter

By Katherine Healy | June 1, 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. […]

5 Family Adventures

By Katherine Healy | March 26, 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 […]

25 Things to do in Autumn

By Katherine Healy | March 1, 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 […]

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 | December 1, 2020 | 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 […]

Nature Play Advent Calendar

By Katherine Healy | November 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Nature Play Advent Calendar

Want something a little different than chocolate-filled or trinket-laden Advent Calendars?  Looking for something to inspire nature play opportunities and nature-based crafts and activities? Download our Nature Play Advent Calendar, and discover 24 days of fun and engaging nature play activities to take part in. Or download our blank template and create your own 24 […]

25 Things to do in Spring

By Katherine Healy | September 1, 2020 | 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 | June 4, 2020 | 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 […]