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Educators' Workshop - Loose Parts in a Nature School

Crawley, 6009

13 May 2019 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

You don’t need to wait for an outdoor nature playspace to be built before you explore learning and playing with natural materials. In this workshop, educators discover the importance of outdoor loose parts play and its place in both the Early Years…

Educators' Workshop - Designing a Nature School Space

Crawley, 6009

9 Jun 2019 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

For Early Childhood Educators This first workshop in the series is a comprehensive introduction into the ways natural spaces in and around schools can be used as learning spaces and Outdoor Classrooms. It covers some of the basic principles behind…

For Primary School Educators Student engagement and passion for learning is enhanced when we take learning outside and provide opportunities for Nature Pedagogy. When students have an opportunity to learn outdoors they start to experience their lear…

Wednesday 24 Apr 2019

Buggin' out - Nearer to Nature

Winthrop, 6155

24 Apr 2019 10:00 AM - 25 Apr 2019 12:00 PM

Discover the bugs living in our bushland as we head out with magnifiers to identify the invertebrates we find. Learn the differences between some of the common insects, build your own mini insect hotel to take home and get up close with some of our t…

Trek the track - Nearer to Nature

Mundaring, 6073

24 Apr 2019 11:00 AM - 25 Apr 2019 11:00 AM

Come out on an overnight hike along the Bibblumun track. Learn how to pack your hiking bag, navigate the team to Ball Creek campsite and experience the forest at night as we set up our tents and relax after a day of walking. Ages 11-15. Bookings es…

Thursday 25 Apr 2019

Jarrah Joey's - Nearer to Nature

Mundaring, 6073

25 Apr 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Come for an adventure through the Jarrah forest and discover the joeys hiding within. Out of sight in their mother’s pouch for protection, these baby Australian animals have a unique way of living. How many different kinds of joeys can you find? A…

Creepy crawlies - Nearer to Nature

Winthrop, 6155

25 Apr 2019 12:30 PM - 24 Apr 2019 3:00 PM

Did you know there are more invertebrates than humans in the world? Delve into the world of the insects and arachnids as you become an entomologist and learn how to correctly identify arthropods and discover how these small critters survive in the wi…

Friday 26 Apr 2019

Shelling homes - Nearer to Nature

North Coogee, 6163

26 Apr 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

There are many sea creatures who live in shells, but what happens when their body grows, and their homes no longer fit? Join our guide and discover how crustaceans find new homes, why it is important for them to have a shell and how they create their…

Adventure caving - Nearer to Nature

Yanchep, 6035

26 Apr 2019 10:15 AM - 27 Apr 2019 12:00 PM

Plunge into a world of darkness with a caving guide as you crawl, climb and slide your way through a wild cave environment. Marvel at fascinating formations and discover what makes limestone caves an exciting place to explore. Ages 8-10. Bookings es…

Seize and capture - Nearer to Nature

North Coogee, 6163

26 Apr 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Could you tell the difference between a kite and a hawk, an eagle and a harrier? Head out on a scavenger hunt and collect clues to discover the differences between common Perth raptors. Discover how these feathered flyers hunt, shape their wings to d…

Saturday 27 Apr 2019

Adventure caving - Nearer to Nature

Yanchep, 6035

27 Apr 2019 12:45 PM - 26 Apr 2019 2:00 PM

Plunge into a world of darkness with a caving guide as you crawl, climb and slide your way through a wild cave environment. Marvel at fascinating formations and discover what makes limestone caves an exciting place to explore. Ages 10-14. Bookings e…

Sunday 28 Apr 2019

Early birds - Nearer to Nature

Mundaring, 6073

28 Apr 2019 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Join an expert bird guide from Birdlife Australia as we head out on an early morning walk through the Jarrah forest. Tune in your hearing to different bird calls, use binoculars to find tiny birds hiding amongst the bushes and enjoy the beauty of the…

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Zippy's Kings Park Adventures Term 2 2019

Kings Park, 6005

8 May 2019 - 28 Jun 2019

Join Zippy Dragonfly and his bushland friends on a fun, early learning adventure at Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park. Each week, a new story will be told, using puppets, drama, craft, music and dance to bring the story alive, with gentle messages abo…

Sunday 12 May 2019

Mother's Day picnic - Nearer to Nature

Wilson, 6107

12 May 2019 9:30 AM - 13 May 2019 12:00 PM

Bring your mum along for a special picnic brunch along the river. Spoil her to savory and sweet treats and then have a special encounter with some cute animals during a Critters Up Close encounter. Ages 3+. Bookings essential.

Sunday 26 May 2019

Wear Ya Wellies 2019

Bindoon, 6502

26 May 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Wear Ya Wellies is a nature based (and muddy) family event which aims to provide an opportunity for the entire family to experience unstructured outdoor play, the messier the better! Mud Pits, Mini Mud Run, Nature Zone, Free Kids Activities, Slide…

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