Every Kid in a Park

a red and white sign with a skull and textPartnering with Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions to connect WA kids with our greatest asset - our amazing outdoors!

Every Kid in a Park is a project to support families of children of all abilities in accessing and enjoying the outdoors (like local parks, nature reserves, beaches, and national parks) around Western Australia. 

Nature Play WA would like to thank our partner on this project, the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions who are helping us to connect WA kids to our greatest asset, our amazing outdoors.  

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Statement of Language

Nature Play WA supports the Social Model of Disability. We are proud to work with families and industry professionals within the disability community, who continue to assist us in our approach to access and inclusion.  

For more information about the Social Model of Disability, visit People With Disability Australia.

Listen to an audio recording explaining the Every Kid in a Park project below.

Park of the Month

Every Kid in a Park is a project to support families of children of all abilities in accessing and enjoying the outdoors (like local parks, nature reserves, beaches and national parks) around Western Australia.  

Join us online each month as we share information, photos and resources of WA’s beautiful national parks through our Park of the Month initiative, providing families with the opportunity to explore our unique natural assets in Western Australia.  

For general park resources, check out the Family Resources section below.  

Every Kid in a Park app

The Every Kid in a Park app provides resources and support to families of children of all abilities in accessing and enjoying outdoor areas around Western Australia.

App content is designed in an accessible format using audio recordings and image descriptions.

Key elements of accessibility are incorporated through inclusive virtual tours, audio guides and interactive maps highlighting the points of interest within each park.

Download the free Every Kid in a Park app

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Family Resources

Nature Play WA will be creating fun and interactive nature play activities for families to experience and enjoy our unique natural assets in Western Australia.  

These resources will be designed in an accessible format and can be used by families in the great outdoors including local parks, nature reserves, beaches and national parks.  

Activity Sheet: Invent a Scent

Become a master of scents by searching for and combining the best smells of nature. Can you create the perfect perfume? This document is available to download here. Download Your Copy

Activity Sheet: Seeing Sound

Sounds are only for our ears……. or are they? Find a quiet spot to sit and listen. What can you hear? Use this activity sheet to record and describe the sounds. This document is available to download here. Download your copy

Activity Sheet: Texture Tag

Use this activity sheet to go on an adventure and explore textures around the park! Touch leaves, bark and even the ground, and describe the features. This document is available to download here. Download your copy

Activity Sheet: The Bravery Award

With the help of this activity sheet, you’re going to attempt to overcome a fear. That means it’s time to put on a brave face! This document is available to download here. Download your copy

Activity Sheet: Barefoot Bootcamp

Explore the world through your feet with the help of this activity sheet. On your next outdoor adventure, take off your shoes and play barefoot for a new sensory experience! This document is available to download here. Download your copy

Activity Sheet: A Place of Your Own

For some people, finding a special quiet place helps them connect to nature. Use this activity sheet to find a place in nature of your own. This document is available to download here. Download your copy

Activity Sheet: Plant Pose

Plants grow in all shapes and sizes; just like people! Use this activity sheet to explore the natural environment, or have someone describe it to you. This document is available to download here. Download your copy

Activity Sheet: Stories in the Sky

Find a good place to sit or lay down and watch the clouds in the sky. Take notice of their colours, textures and shapes, or have someone describe these to you. Use this activity sheet to create a story in the sky! This document is available to download here. Download your copy

Activity Sheet: The Awareness Game

Being aware of your surroundings is a wonderful skill. In this activity, you will be using your senses to test your awareness of the natural environment! This document is available to download here. Download your copy

Activity Sheet: Colour Wonderful

There are so many colours in the natural world. In this activity, you’ll head outdoors with a trusted person as you explore the rainbow of colours and count the shades of nature together. This document is available to download here. Download your copy

Acknowledgements

Nature Play WA would like to thank our partner on this project, the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions who are helping us to connect WA kids to our greatest asset, our amazing outdoors.