Initiatives, Games & Exercise

Initiatives, Games & Exercise

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Beyond Small Talk

Beyond Small Talk was developed by Gail Heyman, a psychology professor. It offers questions as starting points for conversations that help people get to know each other and develop more meaningful relationships. If you are looking for a thoughtful way to connect with family, friends, or other people in your life, this app is for you.



If you’re looking for dozens of sure-fire, high-energy, interactive, leave-them-wanting-more activities, then you have everything you need here at your fingertips – this app will help you find the perfect group activity to quickly engage your group & have fun.

Fun group activities are one of the most powerful (and attractive) ways to help people connect. And the research shows that building strong, positive & healthy relationships will absolutely amplify the results of whatever your group is trying to get done. Playmeo hosts the largest online database of group games & activities in the world – everything you need to invite small & large groups of people to play, interact, share, trust & learn.


Outdoor Ed APPbag of Tricks


The Outdoor Ed APPbag of Tricks contains a wide range of topics and activities including; icebreakers, program themes & briefs, readings, quotes, initiatives, solo activities, campfire and fun games, conundrums, environmental readings and activities, canoe games, thought provoking activities, Aboriginal learning’s, gear checklists, program debriefs, inspiring words & videos, bush fire safety and more.


GROW with Nature Play


Unlock the secrets of playing in Nature to GROW super healthy happy kids.
GROW with Nature Play is the practical play app featuring heaps of things-to-do, tips, hints, and all sorts of information about how and why playing in nature can benefit your baby.
Designed for children 0 – 3 years old, the important formative years of a child’s life, GROW with Nature Play allows parents to plan age appropriate play lists that can help GROW their child’s


Triple Zero Kids Challenge

Using Triple Zero Kids Challenge kids will learn about how to deal confidently with and get help in an emergency, by playing games and solving problems. They’ll learn about safety messages and hear what happens when you call Triple Zero (000). Along the way they will meet the “Zeros” as they are guided step by step through the game


Camping Games


Fun games for sitting around a campfire while camping or bonfires at home. Some are even good for car rides too. Rank your favorites and see how everyone else is ranking the games. Typically campsites have little to no internet connection so the games can be played offline.


Heads Up


From naming celebrities, to singing, to silly accents — guess the word on the card that’s on your head from your friends’ clues before the timer runs out! Play one of the many exciting categories, or create a category all your own!

  • Play with one friend, or one hundred at the same time.
  • Draw a new card simply by tilting your phone.
  • Keep videos of your hilarious game play for your own amusement, or share them right to Facebook.
  • Diverse categories let you challenge your smartypants friends and entertain your kids for hours, all from one app!


Drama Games


Drama Games is the ultimate resource for Drama and Performance Teachers. A simple reference guide to over 50 Theatresport Games and their subsequent instructions. The app also features a series of prompts and ideas to help kickstart your improvisational activities.



Group Games


The app contains a range of games that are designed to promote teamwork, leadership and trust, and can be used with groups of varying sizes and maturity levels. Includes how to guides and materials required.
Game categories include: Name games, Get to know you games, Icebreakers, Team building, Initiatives and Just for fun
Group Games

PE Games

Although designed for PE teachers, this app may be useful for anyone running outdoor games for young and old.

Features include: over 100 games in a variety of categories, sort into collections (lessons), add your own games

PE Games

Sports Rules


Sports Rules is the perfect app for PE Teachers, Coaches, Athletes or anyone interested in swift easy reference of popular sports and their associated rules.

The app contains 18 of the most common sports played in Physical Education classrooms with the fundamental rules and other important information required to play a game. Teachers can confidently and quickly review rules in preparation for their classes or share the app with students to involve them in the umpiring role.



Leadership, Coaching & Facilitation

Mind Tools


Mind Tools

Learn more than 100 management, business and personal productivity skills from the toolkit. Build useful skills whenever you have a spare moment.

Skill types include leadership, team management, strategy, problem solving, decision-making, project management, time management and personal productivity, stress management, communication, creativity and career development.


Google Play

Team Leadership (Carnegie)


Team Leadership

Great leaders build great teams. Now your pocket Carnegie Coach can help you create high-performance teams by guiding you on how to:

  • Delegate in a way that insures that the job gets done
  • Run meetings that actually accomplish something
  • Enhance the confidence and enthusiasm of team members through recognition
  • Coach team members for positive results



Personal Leadership (Carnegie)


Personal Leadership

Now your pocket Carnegie Coach can help develop the leader in you.

Need to be able to coach your team to peak performance – just click on the coaching video demonstrations. Need to crank up your own confidence – click on the self-motivation section. Want to use the right leadership style for the situation – watch the five leadership styles in action. You know you have the attributes of leadership in you. Let the Personal Leadership app help you perfect them and bring them to the surface



Walking (Heart Foundation)

Step up and be rewarded
Track your steps for a chance to WIN!

Join thousands of Australians who are walking away from heart disease, with the Heart Foundation Walking. Take part in regular challenges, track your progress throughout the year, and get information on heart health, nutrition and how to stay active. There’s a chance to win great rewards and prizes*.

With our app you can

  • Track your steps by connecting to Apple Health, Google Fit, Garmin or Fitbit;
  • See your progress on the daily and weekly leaderboards;
  • Share your progress on social media;
  • Participate in challenges;
  • Be rewarded when you meet milestones with in-app badges during challenge periods;
  • Join or create a team; and
  • Track your team members progress and the progress of your team against other teams.

Apple App Store


Daily Physical Activity

Daily Physical Activity iPhone and iPad app is a great tool for teachers and coaches who lead physical activity and sport sessions whether these be in the classroom, schoolyard or local sporting club.

With more than 70 physical activities to browse and select from the app provides an invaluable source of ideas and games. The unique lesson plan tool ensures the job of creating, printing, saving or emailing session plans is quick and easy.

Daily Physical Activity

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We welcome applications for new Community and Green Circle Members from organisations and individuals involved in the outdoors

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