Nature Play QLD
Increasing the time Queensland children spend in unstructured play outdoors and in nature
For unstructured outdoor play to become a normal part of every child life in Queensland, so that they can develop into resilient, healthy and creative members of the community.
To work innovatively and collaboratively to make nature play a normal part of childhood again.
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Useful Links & Resources
Do children today live in environments that are too safe? What does having some level of risk mean for the development of the child? Have we become so risk-averse that children are now developing problems because of a risk-free environment? If so, what can we do, and what risks are “good risks”
Griffin Longley at TEDxPerth
Life Lessons for Future Generations
This report explores the skills and attributes children need in order to help them deal with future challenges. It combines Australian and international peer-reviewed academic research with the results of a snapshot survey of 200 teachers. The survey was designed and commissioned by Planet Ark and conducted online by consultants Kimberlin Education in April 2017.
Outcomes from the Nature Play Symposium 2017
Just For The FUN Of It!
Sat 11 March 2017, Gold Coast
take a risk, go play outside
An online tool to help parents and caregivers gain the confidence to allow their kids to engage in more outdoor play (Canadian)