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Adventure plays a big role in all our programs – whether it is a quest for small insects on a trek around a local bushland with our Mud Pies Nature Playgroups, or a saunter down the river foreshore for a change of scenery and to explore the land ahead. The main thing is, it’s never…

CLAY NATURE IMPRESSIONS Nature Art activities for the school holidays! We stumbled upon a gorgeous book by Cathy James, The Garden Classroom. One of the activities contained in the book is Clay Leaf Impressions. You’ll first need to take the kids on a treasure hunt, perhaps to the local park or bushland, to collect interesting…

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play really is the work of childhood.“ Fred Rogers [/cmsms_text][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] If you read the newspaper, scroll through your Facebook feed or subscribe to any blogs about nature connection, outdoor play…

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] ‘Be Careful’ is a phrase that has become all too common in parent/child relationships. Of course we want our children to be safe, to not get hurt and ensure that the decision that they are making are thought through, considered and well executed. However we cripple children’s ability to self monitor and assess…