Resources

GREEN GUIDE TO BUSHWALKING - LEAVE NO TRACE

2 Mar 2017

This guide promotes the seven principles of LEAVE NO TRACE ethics for minimal impact travel while bushwalking.…

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TREE CLIMBING - KIDSAFE

1 Mar 2017

Children should be encouraged to climb safe trees. Playing outside in a tree gives them direct contact with nature and the tactile experience of touching different barks and leaves.…

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Green Time vs Screen Time

6 Jul 2016

The Green Time vs Screen Time tool for families is a fun way to help you keep track of how much time your children are spending playing outdoors ('green time'), versus time spent indoors, watching TV or on the computer ('screen time').  DOWNLOAD THE 'GREEN TIME' VS &#…

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CLIMBING TREES: GETTING AUSSIE KIDS BACK OUTDOORS

30 Jun 2016

The research shows that there has been a dramatic shift in childhood activity from outdoor play to indoor activity in the space of one generation.  As well as playing outdoors less often, the research shows that the nature of children's outdoor activity in Australia is also changing.…

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THE DIRT ON DIRT: HOW GETTING DIRTY OUTDOORS BENEFITS KIDS

9 May 2016

“Don’t track mud in the house!” “Wash your hands before dinner!” “You can’t play with that, you don’t know where it’s been!” Parents wear those phrases out like old blue jeans put through the spin cycle too many times. Many have come to…

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51 things to do before you’re 12

28 Apr 2014

There are some things that every kid should get to experience. How many of our 51 things have you done? Why not print off the list, stick it on your fridge or bedroom door and challenge your friends to see who will be the first to complete them all! Climb a tree Sleep under the stars (eve…

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