Getting our kids outdoors

What are the Nature Play Ideas and DIY Activities?

Nature Play Lists are our lists of fun things for kids to do outdoors. They’re things that every child should experience!

Print these out, save them to your device, then share photos of your adventures with us on Instagram using #NaturePlayQLD or post to our Facebook page!

How can Nature Play Ideas help your child?

Nature play is FUNdamental to a full and healthy childhood – it grows children’s health and happiness. Nature play is proven to significantly improve all aspects of child development – physical, mental, social and emotional, including growth of resilience, self-confidence, learning ability, concentration, creativity and more.

  • To support growth and development through outdoor play. Try out our 33 Things To Do Before You’re 1, 2 and 3 play lists for infants and toddlers.
  • For fun life experiences that will get your children back to nature. Try out the extremely popular 49 Things To Do Before You’re 5 play list and the 51 Things to Do Before You’re 12 play list.

Nature Play Ideas

Opportunities for nature play are everywhere in QLD. To find a natural area near you with adventures around every bend have a look right here!

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