NaturallyGC Junior Wild Defenders

The NaturallyGC Junior Wild Defenders program aims to empower young people to take action to preserve nature and learn about the importance of our flora, fauna and the environment around us through interactive and engaging educational booklets. Each booklet includes several challenges and tasks to prompt child-led exploration of a nature or conservation-based topic. Some […]

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Outdoor Learning Every Day with Outdoor Classroom Day!

Think about the last time you saw a child grinning wildly, bursting with excitement, and eager to explore. Chances are they were outside in the playground at break time, not sitting in class trying to grasp a new mathematical concept. But what if you could harness the same energy for both? What if that distant […]

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How can ecotourism sites endorse conservation through nature play?

Ecotourism sites are great places for developing environmental stewardship in young children by embedding nature play in their operations. Nature play offers an ideal way for getting young children interested in nature and its protection. Through free play, exploration, investigation and discovery, they are embodying the diversity of nature and thus, connecting with it. Playing […]

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Primary School Incursions Boost Wellbeing Through Creative Nature Play

Students are introduced to the health and wellbeing benefits of indoor plants through the creative activity of making their own Kokedama. Kokedama, a form of Japanese bonsai, replace a traditional planter pot with a spherical ball of soil wrapped in moss and string. Following the workshop, the individual plantings are then assembled to create a […]

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Bush Knowing Forest School: connecting with the creek

Each year with a different cohort of children considerations and informed decisions are made to ensure that our interactions and connections with the creek continue in a safe though balanced way -with every child’s need to be challenged and take risks in their learning journey. To support my learning journey l became a Forest School […]

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