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.

Top 5 Walk Trails for Families in Perth

20 May 2020

We've reached out to our good friends at Trails WA for their Top 5 Walk Trails for Families in the Perth region. They are all low-key, so you don't need any special equipment or experience and can all be expanded into half-day outings.      …

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10 Off The Beaten Track Camping Destinations

20 May 2020

We’ve picked ten off the beaten track camping spots that are great examples of WA’s amazing outdoors. But that is just the start. You can find hundreds of fantastic places to stay and be the launch pad for your regional adventure.          …

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Top 5 Bike Trails for Families in Perth

20 May 2020

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!                   &nbs…

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25 Things To Do In Autumn

26 Mar 2021

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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Nature Play Bingo

16 Jul 2020

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…

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Top Nature Play Spaces in WA

11 Jun 2020

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 spa…

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Five Family Adventures

5 Jun 2020

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 yo…

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Top 5 Picnic and Play Spots in Perth and Peel

25 May 2020

Picnics are a fantastic way to reconnect with family and friends while enjoying all the physical and mental health benefits of the outdoors without falling foul of WA's current COVID-19 restrictions. We've selected five great locations for a day of food, play, and generally having a good tim…

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25 Things to do in Winter

23 May 2021

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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Nature Play Advent Calendar

20 Nov 2020

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 act…

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