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Nature Play Week

April 13, 2018
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One event on April 12, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 13, 2018 at 12:00am

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One event on April 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 18, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 20, 2018 at 12:00am

We are a family day care service, as such, have Educators in various locations across the country. As opposed to having one event united, we will have several events celebrated individually or in small groups in honour of nature play week. Celebrations will occur right across the event time frame.

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Wild By Nature Village Camp

April 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - April 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

A 5 day nature immersion village camp for families, individuals and elders- everyone! Join with us for Victoria’s Wild by Nature Village Camp and co-create a magical experience of connections, fun, traditional living skills and slowing down in a beautiful forested camp.

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8:00 am

Sharing Nature Tales

April 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 22, 2018

Educators and families across the Early Childhood sector are invited to share their “Nature Tales”. These will be used to celebrate Nature Play in its various forms and to inspire others. Contributions can be emailed to info@eeec.org.au and will be considered for publication the EEECs upcoming Nature Play Ebook.

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9:00 am

Wild About Play Melbourne Zoo

April 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until April 22, 2018

Victoria’s zoos are going Wild About Play and we want you to join in the fun! Your adventure awaits at Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo this April. Check out our new Wild About Passport launching on Friday 30 March and play your way around the awesome indoor and outdoor play zones across the three zoos.

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Wild About Play Werribee Open Range Zoo

April 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until April 22, 2018

Victoria’s zoos are going Wild About Play and we want you to join in the fun! Your adventure awaits at Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo this April. Check out our new Wild About Passport launching on Friday 30 March and play your way around the awesome indoor and outdoor play zones across the three zoos.

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Wild About Play Healesville Sactuary

April 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until April 22, 2018

Victoria’s zoos are going Wild About Play and we want you to join in the fun! Your adventure awaits at Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo this April. Check out our new Wild About Passport launching on Friday 30 March and play your way around the awesome indoor and outdoor play zones across the three zoos.

Free
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10:00 am

Earth School

April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Child led mixed ages nature and community connection. Our sessions include a range of Earth science, bushcraft, traditional skills, permaculture and nature awareness meditations.

$20 - $25
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Australian Bush Puppetry

April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ignite your child’s creativity and love of nature through art, craft and story telling with our Forest School bush puppetry school holiday workshop at Newport Lakes. The children will create their own Australian animal bush puppets using natural materials such as bark, sticks, gum nuts, leaves and banksia seed pods.

$30
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Bush Detective

April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Become a bush detective as you discover the fascinating features of Grampians National Park. Park rangers will assist you to learn what to look for then you’ll head off on your own self-guided adventure to see what you can find

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Nature Play Week Treasure Hunt – Kings Billabong

April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Exploring outdoors is good fun, good for our health and easy to do. Using the Junior Ranger Nature Treasure Hunt, head outdoors to discover colours, patterns and textures. Explore a new corner of your favourite park, or go somewhere completely new!

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Nature Treasure Hunt – Serendip Sanctuary

April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Discover nature’s treasures with this self-guided activity. Put your treasure hunting skills to the test by exploring Serendip Sanctuary and all its natural wonders.

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Nature Play Week Treasure Hunt – Morwell National Park

April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Exploring outdoors is good fun, good for our health and easy to do. Using the Junior Ranger Nature Treasure Hunt, head outdoors to discover colours, patterns and textures. Explore a new corner of your favourite park,or go somewhere completely new!

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Nature Play Week Treasure Hunt – Braeside Park

April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Exploring outdoors is good fun, good for our health and easy to do. Using the Junior Ranger Nature Treasure Hunt, head outdoors to discover colours, patterns and textures. Explore a new corner of your favourite park, or go somewhere completely new!

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Nature Play Week Treasure Hunt – Greater Bendigo National Park

April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Exploring outdoors is good fun, good for our health and easy to do. Using the Junior Ranger Nature Treasure Hunt, head outdoors to discover colours, patterns and textures. Explore a new corner of your favourite park, or go somewhere completely new!

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Nature Play Week Treasure Hunt – Patterson River

April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Exploring outdoors is good fun, good for our health and easy to do. Using the Junior Ranger Nature Treasure Hunt, head outdoors to discover colours, patterns and textures. Explore a new corner of your favourite park, or go somewhere completely new!

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Nature Play Week Treasure Hunt – Dandenong Ranges National Park

April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Exploring outdoors is good fun, good for our health and easy to do. Using the Junior Ranger Nature Treasure Hunt, head outdoors to discover colours, patterns and textures. Explore a new corner of your favourite park, or go somewhere completely new!

Free
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10:30 am

Merri Bush Playgroup celebrates Nature Play Week

April 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on April 20, 2018 at 10:30am

Merri Bush Playgroup invites local families to come and play with us at one of our favorite gathering place, the Magic Circle. The children spend most of the time playing freely and discovering their environment : climbing rocks or trees, jumping in muddy puddles (an absolute favorite! ), spotting birds or insects, collecting sticks or leaves…

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Nature Play Week Treasure Hunt – Great Otway National Park

April 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Discover nature’s treasures with this self-guided activity. Put your treasure hunting skills to the test by exploring She Oak Nature Trail in the Great Otway National Park and all its natural wonders.

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Nature Play Week Treasure Hunt – Shepparton Regional Park

April 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Exploring outdoors is good fun, good for our health and easy to do. Using the Junior Ranger Nature Treasure Hunt, head outdoors to discover colours, patterns and textures. Explore a new corner of your favourite park, or go somewhere completely new!

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Nature Play Week Treasure Hunt – Herring Island

April 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Exploring outdoors is good fun, good for our health and easy to do. Using the Junior Ranger Nature Treasure Hunt, head outdoors to discover colours, patterns and textures. Explore a new corner of your favourite park, or go somewhere completely new!

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Corroboree Frog Friday AND Tassie Devil Tuesday

April 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on April 17, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on April 20, 2018 at 10:30am

Corroboree Frog Friday and Tasmanian Devil Tuesday invites children aged 0-5 and their families to come along and learn all about the critically endangered Corroboree frog and Tasmanian Devil. Play, stories, craft, games and face painting are just a few of the fun ways that children will engage with learning about the endangered animals.

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11:00 am

Botanica – A Village in the Australian Garden

April 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until April 14, 2018

Botanica offers families the opportunity to work together to build a unique village. Be part of our community of villagers as we build makeshift cubbies and structures using natural materials collected from the Gardens. Come along for an hour or bring a picnic and spend the day.

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Nature Mandalas, Seed Bombs & Nature Chimes

April 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 13, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on April 15, 2018 at 11:00am

Nature Mandalas gather natures treasures to make a nature mandala on the ground. Remember to bring a camera or phone to take photos of your work! Seed Bombs: collect seeds from indigenous grasses create seed bombs. Nature Chimes: create your own nature hangings.

$5
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1:00 pm

Forest School – Boats, Ropes & Knots

April 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The kids will learn bush skills such as how to tie various rope knots and then design and construct their own mini boat or raft. This workshop involves plenty of construction and creativity and they will be sourcing and using all natural materials.

$30
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4:00 pm

Nature Play in Banyule Flats Reserve

April 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us to discover the wonders of the Banyule Flats Reserve and Swamp. Activities include bird watching, water bug discovery, stick cubbies and craft activities for children under 12 years. Free Bbq provided.

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