Category Archives: Play

Mentoring Kids In Nature

Over the last year we (Trudi and Daniel) have been refining how we can best provide nature connection opportunities for families in Perth. Through Educated by Nature we have set up regular Mud Pies Nature Playgroups, run successful KIN Village school holiday programs, have established two after school Bush Inventors’ Clubs, developed a partnership program with…

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…

Nature Ignites Imagination

Nature Ignites Imagination. Being with children in natural spaces is like reading the ultimate choose your own adventure story – there are expected pathways and the usual ‘narrative’ of adventure but the twists and turns are spontaneous and can take you by surprise. This one day at a Mud Pies Nature Playgroup, a 4 year-old…

Educators with a Passion for Play

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] This week Trudi and I have spent time developing content for our upcoming conference with Maggie Dent. We’ve therefore been reflecting on the underlying elements we feel are crucial to ‘Belonging and Being in Nature’! As part of this development time I stumbled across an incredibly inspirational video from the people at Territory…