Events for April 17, 2019
KIN Village is a ‘drop and leave’ school holiday program for 6-12 year olds, that allows children to freely explore their world and community with the support of Nature Educators and Mentors. We say ‘YES’ to kids and provide them with opportunities to play, build nature awareness, and develop resilience. We do this through hut […]Find out more »
Nature. Be in it. is hosted by Kara Spence - a teacher, former Park Ranger, Forest School Leader and Nature and Forest Therapy Guide with over 25 years experience working with children and communities to bring curriculums alive through unique outdoor sensory experiences. Based on the Scandinavian model of Forest School, our school holiday program […]Find out more »
For youngsters aged 5 to 10, our school holiday program provides a nurturing, natural environment for child-led experiences with expert support to encourage independence, build confidence and make new friends. Each day includes: Play base learning Rope & knot skills Tree climbing Nature investigations Mud & water play Supervised whittling Story time Cubby building Fire lighting skills Billy tea or hot chocolate.Find out more »
Come along to the Rosanna Parklands and help celebrate with fun outdoor nature-based activities for young children. Explore the parklands unique and special places, discover hidden cubby holes, and learn about salt creek and the history of the park.Find out more »
Proudly presented by the Kids in Nature Network (KINN) in partnership with the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Nature Play week encourages parents and kids (and people of all ages) to take a break from screens and spend time playing outside in nature. Now in its sixth year, Nature Play Week is part of Premier’s Active April campaign.
This year’s theme is focused on Children’s voices and ensuring an ongoing dialogue around conservation, sustainability and the importance of nature for all.
Formal proceedings will then open up to free play and activities for children to enjoy.
Program highlights include:
Presentations by young champions for nature
Designated Quiet Space on the Gathering Lawn for families with children on the Autism spectrum.
Plenty of activities for kids, including building a shelter using natural materials, playing in the autumn leaves and boat making.
In partnership with Darebin and Moreland Councils, the City of Yarra is hosting an event for families with children under 6. There will be songs, stories and nature play. Wednesday 17 April, 2019 10:00am to 11:30am WHERE: Merri Park, Corner of Sutch and Winifred Streets, Northcote BYO: Food, water and clothing to suit the weatherFind out more »
Slowdown from busy schedules and ﬁnd your joy in connecting with the natural world through a range of nature-based sensory experiences for children of all ages. Play amongst the autumn leaves, enjoy the calm, build a shelter or ﬂoat a boat down the stream.Find out more »
Indoor and Outdoor skill building activities to suit all ages, such as Tobogganing, bushland Mini Golf, indoor Rock-climbing,'Hot' Ice-skating, Jumping Castles Giant Maze challenge and more... Details: What: Skill building activities for all ages Who: Toboggan Hill Park When: Wednesday 17 April – Sunday 28 April 2019, from 10am Where: Toboggan Hill Park, NSW […]Find out more »
What: Nature play, Bush Kinder Experience, Art in Nature & Family Fun (some activities will include Bush Cubbies, Art in Nature, and child-led exploration) Who: CERES Environment Park When: Wednesday, April 18 11 am – 3 pm and Thursday 2 pm – 4 pm (come along for as little or a long as you like) […]Find out more »
Mushroom Reef is a beautiful rockpool oasis located in Flinders on the Mornington Peninsula famous for its diversity of marine life, including sheltered rock pools, coves and a shallow reef on the ocean side as well as sandstone rock platforms extending from the shore. Come and join us for a fun-filled afternoon of nature connection, […]Find out more »