Category Archives: Children

Botanical Literacy

Recently Daniel and Fay had the privilege of attending and presenting at the Early Childhood Education State Conference in Perth. Surrounded by like-minded presenters and attendees, they had the opportunity to sit in on some presentations about the importance of play and connection to nature. One of these presentations was facilitated by Kimberly Beasley, an…

Outdoor Play Barriers: The Caregiver

by Nadia Robinson It’s no secret that at Educated by Nature we are advocates for risky, outdoor play (nature play). It supports development of the whole child (mentally, physically, socially and emotionally) and provides them with opportunities to develop necessary life skills (check out Nature Play WA for more information).  This blog will address in more detail…

Using Games to Teach Empathy

Across KIN Village, Bush Inventors Club and our Nature Connection series we use Wilderness Awareness Games with our participants. Whilst they are excellent icebreakers before a program and a great opportunity to let off some high energy, the most significant lesson that these games teach is empathy. Wilderness Awareness Games help children get in the…