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Bush Kindergarten Melbourne Directory

  Many families are keen to enrol their children into a bush kindergarten before they start school but often don’t know where to start looking so we’ve done all the hard work for you!  Current research suggests that children need to spend much more time playing in our natural world. Bush Kindergartens are important to think about when considering your…

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5 Reasons why you should let your child go barefoot

Remember those carefree, barefoot days of summer? The soft grass beneath your feet? The warm sand between your toes? And, yes, even the occasional stone or twig pricking the underside of your feet uncomfortably! When was the last time your children went barefoot outside? When was the last time you did? Recent research suggests going barefoot isn’t just an essential…

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Top 6 places to visit with kids on Phillip Island

Phillip Island has become one of my favourite places to take the kids for a family-friendly weekend away from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne. And with school holidays here (and the warmer Spring weather!), what better to enjoy nature than on this beautiful island! It really has so many wonderful things to offer, including our beach playgroups and school…

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DIY Children’s Winter Solstice Lantern

Winter Solstice is here and what better way to celebrate than with this DIY lantern project! Winter solstice is celebrated as the shortest day of the year and the longest night. In the Southern Hemisphere, this is the June solstice and this year, winter solstice is on Thursday 21st June 2018. The event is celebrated with various rituals, festivals, gatherings and other events…

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15 Kid Friendly Bush Walks in Victoria

What makes a great outdoor adventure for kids? Trees? Rocks? Beaches? Nature play? Wildlife? Yes, yes, yes! We have all these and more covered in our list of must-do bush walks and nature play spaces to explore with kids. Encompassing a variety of habitats and nature play experiences throughout the state, you’re certain to find the perfect adventure for your…

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25 Activities to do with your child for EARTH DAY!

Image Muka Portraits How can you help? How can you help build an awareness of sustainability and reduce the amount of plastic ending up in landfill and in our oceans? Simply by stopping to use plastic wherever possible. Currently, about 300 million tons of plastic are produced each year to make bags, bottles, packages, and other commodities for people all…

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