Category Archives: Health

School Holiday Programs Perth – We Cook Our Own Food – KIN Village

We are incredibly fortunate to meet an increasing number of children through our KIN Village school holiday programs. We have observed over the last few years at our programs, and previously in our role as teachers, a decline in the number of children who possess even the most basic of ‘home’ skills. Children who didn’t…

Building Resilience in Children

When Trudi and I started Educated by Nature, one of our main goals was to create environments and experiences where children could find opportunities for building resilience. We found, through our experiences as teachers, we had seen the rapid decline in resilience, self-efficacy and awareness in children of all ages in our communities. Today, more than…

Adult Nature Connection

 Feeling at Home in Nature What does nature connection mean to you? For me it means feeling ‘at home’ outdoors. Feeling comfortable, feeling safe, that I belong. Comfortable to sit on the dirt, in the leaf litter, on the rock. Safe enough to lie back, close my eyes and relax. But also with a keen…

Top Health Concerns for Australian Parents

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] I’ve been reading a couple of research studies lately on health concerns for parents and nature engagement statistics for Australia and they seem to go hand in hand. In the last blog I shared how the result of the Royal Children’s Hospital Health Poll found that the biggest concern for parents was…

Excess Screen Time is Top Health Concern for Australian Parents

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] I’ve been reading a couple of research studies lately on health concerns for parents and nature engagement statistics for Australia and they seem to go hand in hand. Excessive screen time was the number one health concern for parents of children aged 6 to 17 in a health poll released by the…