Welcome to Nature Play Week

Nature Play Week (NPW) is a signature event that celebrates initiatives of all shapes and sizes that reconnect kids with nature and the outdoors.

Nature Play Week 2015 featured 88 events hosted by 44 organisations across Victoria and beyond. 6000 kids and parents took part in the week and played outside.

We are very pleased to announce that Nature Play Week 2016 will run from 6 – 17 April, 2016

If you would like to host an event, please register your interest here

Registering an event is FREE!

Nature Play Week is a part of Premier’s Active April. Please note that Victorians registering an event will also be a part of this week. For more info visit activeapril.vic.gov.au or contact us.


This year’s launch will be hosted by Kids in Nature Network at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne on Wednesday April 6 2016

Graeme Base launches the very first Nature Play Week in 2014

To view our 2015 report, please click here

To view a summary of media coverage across the week, click here

Click here to view our photos from the launch.

Click here to view an album of events across the week.


Kids in Nature Network would like to acknowledge the invaluable contributions of the many people who have volunteered their time, energy and expertise in Nature Play Week. Nature Play Week is driven by a community of people dedicated to reconnecting kids with nature. Without your help, involvement and participation the week would not be possible.