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.

Green time vs screen time

27 Nov 2017

The Green Time vs Screen Time tool for families is a fun way to help you keep track of how much time your children are spending playing outdoors ('green time'), versus time spent indoors, watching TV or on the computer ('screen time').         &…

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25 Things to do in Social Isolation

25 Mar 2020

Time in nature has not been cancelled!   With COVID-19 changing the way we're living our lives, and many events and gatherings being cancelled or postponed, it's important to remember that not everything we love to do is on hold. Spend time in nature, take a walk to your loca…

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25 Things to do in Summer

1 Dec 2019

Summer is here, the school year is (nearly) over, and Christmas is on the way!  It's a wonderful time of year, and if you're looking for holiday inspo, we've got it in spades!  With 25 fun outdoor activities to try, you'll love our latest resource - 25 Things to do in Summe…

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25 Things to do in Spring

1 Sep 2019

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.             &…

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25 Things to do in Winter

6 Jun 2019

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 activities for the wet and windy weather.                 &nbs…

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25 Things To Do In Autumn

11 Apr 2019

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 favourite Autumn act…

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Reduce, Replace, Balance (R&B)

7 Dec 2017

Download Reduce, Replace, Balance (R&B) Resource Reduce, Replace, Balance is a program from Nature Play WA to help WA families manage screentime and increase outdoor active play, through these three tips: REDUCE Work with your kids to reduce screen time (yours and theirs). Even…

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Digital Doorknock App

6 Jan 2020

Connecting children for local play. A tool to help parents communicate with parents in their neighbourhood to facilitate outside play.     Use this app (designed and developed by Nature Play QLD) to get to know the families around you and d…

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Cubby Town Social Story Therapy Focus

30 Aug 2019

We’re excited to have partnered with Therapy Focus to create a Social Story™ for Cubby Town! Social Stories™ explain social situations to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other disabilities, helping them understand socially appropriate behaviours and responses. O…

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Tips for Camping in WA

22 Jun 2018

Want to try camping but worried that you don't know where to start?  With information on what to bring and where to go, follow our tips for camping in WA and you're on your way!                    …

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