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Nature Connection Series # 4 – Sneaky Teaching

“You don’t realise you are learning until the end of the session” Connection to nature (the feeling of being part of nature), not only contributes to the development of our physical and mental health, but it is vital in developing a community that lives with active principles of sustainability. Providing young people with opportunities to…

Nature Connection Series # 3 – Core Routines

“The ultimate outcome for this entire series is for the kids to learn confidence in themselves”. Spending time outdoors is incredibly valuable. It contributes to both our physical and mental wellbeing, promoting activity whilst providing a sense of connection and belonging. Developing safety and security in outdoor settings provides children with skills to help regulate…

The Doctor’s Remedy: Get Outdoors!

Time outside is incredibly valuable. It contributes to both our physical and mental wellbeing, promoting activity whilst providing a sense of connection and belonging. In our programs we see these benefits over and over again. At Bush Inventors’ Club, kids often arrive from their day, stressed, irritable and finding it difficult to focus. To counter…

Children Need Cubbies

Throughout this cubby building process, a child’s curiosity is being developed. The open-ended nature of the task allows for exploration, experimentation, play and creativity. The physical development of the child is enhanced, as they engage their fine motor skills, using tools or tying up tarps.