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 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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25 Things to do in Summer

13 Dec 2018

Summer is here, the school year is 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 Summer.…

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25 Things to do in Spring

31 Aug 2018

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 2018

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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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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Nature Passport Outdoor App

8 Dec 2017

Our tool to help families and schools replace kids' sedentary screen-time with playing, exploring and learning outdoors! Research shows that spending time outdoors is an essential part of a healthy, well-balanced childhood. Nature Passport encourages and motivates children to have fun…

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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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Nature Play WA App

1 Dec 2017

The Nature Play WA App makes accessing ideas to help get kids outdoors easy! This free app promotes the resources, programs, trails and events we have created to make taking part in nature play easy. Use the Nature Play WA app to: • Discover interactive trails in Western Australia th…

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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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51 Things to do Before You're 12

25 Nov 2017

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!                      …

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