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Adelaide Hills Outdoor Playgroup | Stirling | 8 Feb 2017

Get the kids into nature play at the Adelaide Hills Outdoor Playgroup which starts on Wednesday 8th February 2017 at ‘The Old School Community Garden’.
Adelaide Hills Outdoor Playgroup is a not for profit playgroup held at Stirling. Founded in 2014 and run by a wonderful group of volunteer parents, the playgroup runs twice a month on the second […]

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Nature play with Wild Imagination | Feb – Apr 2017

[ February 9, 2017; 3:30 pm; February 16, 2017; 3:30 pm; February 23, 2017; 3:30 pm; March 2, 2017; 3:30 pm; March 9, 2017; 3:30 pm; March 16, 2017; 3:30 pm; March 23, 2017; 3:30 pm; March 30, 2017; 3:30 pm; April 6, 2017; 3:30 pm; ]
Each week, get outside and experience a new nature play activity with Wild Imagination’s after school program.
Imaginations will run wild with craft activities using materials found in the natural environment like sticks, leaves, rocks, pine cones, gum nuts, as well as clay, wool, paint, glitter and much more. Activities include building bush cubbies, making nature […]

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How Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident & Capable Children | Angela Hanscom Info Session | Nature Play SA | 19 Jan 2017

[ January 19, 2017; 7:00 pm; ]
How Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident & Capable Children
Angela Hanscom – A Session for parents to inspire and empower
Thanks to Inspired EC, Nature Play SA are delighted to offer a unique opportunity to hear from an internationally renowned speaker, Angela Hanscom, a US-based paediatric Occupational Therapist, mum and author of the book, Balanced & […]

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Innes National Park Reef Rambles | 12 & 13 Jan 2017

[ January 12, 2017; January 13, 2017; ]
Innes National Park Reef Rambles – Immerse yourself in Marine Parks
Are you heading to the Yorke Peninsula these school holidays?  Join a ranger on January 12 or 13 at the Innes National Park Reef Rambles. Innes Reef Rambles are an interpretative ramble on the reef at Innes National Park. You’ll learn about the critters along […]

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Morialta Conservation Park is Set for a Stunning New Nature Playground in 2017

Morialta Conservation Park will undergo an exciting upgrade to include a unique new nature playspace.
Concept plans have been released by the State Environment Department for a stunning new playground in Morialta Conservation Park that is sure to delight children with a design incorporating physical challenges, Aboriginal culture and native plants and animals.
Environment Minister Ian Hunter […]

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Ended: Win Tickets to a Wild Imagination nature play Event – Family Session | Jan 2017

Wild Imagination is a new alternative to vacation care. Get kids outside, and allow them to spend their school holidays in nature!
These school holiday events are based almost entirely outdoors. Kids will hang out in tents instead of classrooms, play with sticks and bugs instead of pens and paper, use nature in craft activities, build […]

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Ended: Win Tickets to a KIDS ONLY Wild Imagination nature play Event | Jan 2017

Wild Imagination is a new alternative to vacation care. Get kids outside, and allow them to spend their school holidays in nature!
These school holiday events are based almost entirely outdoors. Kids will hang out in tents instead of classrooms, play with sticks and bugs instead of pens and paper, use nature in craft activities, build […]

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Nature Play Summer Day | Goolwa South | 24 Jan 2017

[ January 24, 2017; 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. ]
Finish the school holidays on a high with the Nature Play Summer Day!
Thanks to the support of ASG, Nature Play SA in conjunction with OPAL and Alexandrina Council, have organized a fun-filled summer event for families on the Goolwa South Foreshore! Pack up the car and head south to Goolwa for an awesome day filled […]

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New Blackwood Playground planned | 2017

New Blackwood Playground planned
Good news for residents of Blackwood – new playgrounds to be installed in 2017
Keep an eye out for the new local level nature playspace planned for Blackwood in 2017. The City of Mitcham is planning to replace the playgrounds at Avenue Road Reserve, Ossie Goldsworthy Reserve and Barrans Reserve.
The new Blackwood Playground […]

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Dinosaurs Alive! | Adelaide Zoo | 26 Dec 2016 – 5 Feb 2017

[ December 26, 2016 to February 5, 2017. ]
Dinosaurs Alive! at Adelaide Zoo. Extended until Sunday 5 February 2017!
Come and see them before they go extinct… again!
Back by popular demand, the dinosaurs will be roaring into the zoo. Dinosaurs Alive will give budding paleontologists the opportunity to walk alongside seven life-size and life-like roaring, snarling and moving animatronic dinosaurs.
It’s an event 65 million years […]

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Wild Imagination | Outdoors NATURE PLAY Vacation Care & Family Events | Jan 2017

[ January 9, 2017 to January 14, 2017. January 16, 2017 to January 21, 2017. January 23, 2017 to January 28, 2017. ]
Wild Imagination is a new alternative to vacation care. Get kids outside, and allow them to spend their school holidays in nature!
These school holiday events are based almost entirely outdoors. Kids will hang out in tents instead of classrooms, play with sticks and bugs instead of pens and paper, use nature in craft activities, build […]

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Pirate School with Captain McStinky | Carrick Hill | 5 – 16 Oct 2016

[ October 12, 2016 to October 16, 2016. ] Come and be entertained at Carrick Hill these School Holidays
This school holidays, Carrick Hill is hosting performances to appeal to children and adults alike. Come dressed as a pirate, mermaid or fairy to see Captain McStinky. The October school holiday program will be run by Ms Tracey Davis and Mr Eugene Suleau of ‘Improkids’ and Mr […]

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New North Adelaide Playspace | Review

[ October 15, 2016; 10:30 am; ]
New North Adelaide Playspace Review
by Susannah Marks
The new North Adelaide Playspace is situated on the corner of Bundeys Road and MacKinnon Parade.  With a mixture of open space, landscaping, nature play elements, sensory play opportunities and some shady space to sit, it was a big hit with our children (aged between 1 and 9).

It was great […]

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Barossa Nature Play Festival | 11 & 12 Oct 2016

[ October 10, 2016; 10:00 am; October 11, 2016; 10:00 am; ]

Barossa Nature Play Festival

Enjoy getting muddy with the Barossa Nature Play Festival. Activities include a Mud Kitchen & cafe, Dirt Art Studio, Bush Weaving and Storytimes. This is a free event. Suitable for ages 3 to 12 yrs.
Begins on 11 October 2016 from 10am-2pm and continues 12 October 2016 from 10am-2pm.

Find out about other nature play […]

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Play at the Bay | Spring School Holidays | 4 – 14 Oct 2016

[ October 4, 2016 to October 14, 2016. ]
Play at the Bay | Tuesday 4 to Friday 14 October 2016
Various Holdfast Bay Locations
An incredible day of mini Olympics is just one of the many fabulous, fun, free and low-cost activities on offer for kids of all ages in Holdfast Bay during the October school holidays! Try making a pizza, an organic bliss ball, […]

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Come ‘n Try Family Fishing Day | Nature Play SA | 13 Oct 2016

[ October 13, 2016; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Free Come ‘n Try Family Fishing Day
It’s on again, an opportunity for you to go and try fishing with Nature Play SA!
If your children have never fished before, and would like an opportunity to try, this is the perfect event.  All fishing gear and equipment provided, experienced instructors and the event is free.

In conjunction with Rec […]

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Epic Mud Play | Nature Play Festival | Goldenfields | 6 Oct 2016

[ October 6, 2016; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Celebrate nature play with one super sludgy day of mud-coated fun.
A free event proudly brought you by the City of Tea Tree Gully and Nature Play SA, this extravaganza of all things outdoor offers a range of interactive activities, including mud pits, cubby building as well as live animal shows and displays. There are games […]

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Top Places to Walk & Play Around Adelaide in Spring 2016

Springtime in the Sunshine!
Have you been dreaming of Springtime…? Dream no longer – it is here! Spring is full of exciting things to see – from the tiniest bud on a tree, to beautiful blossoms, flowers and and birds. There is so much to appreciate outdoors at this time of year. So grab the kids […]

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Para Wirra Family Fun Day | One Tree Hill |18 Sep 2016

[ September 18, 2016; ]
A fun day of family activities
Come and enjoy a day of play in the wild at Para Wirra Conservation Park. Para Wirra is a beautiful and iconic South Australian bushland wonderland. Discover nature play and join the rangers for loads of activities and free guided tours.

There will be:

Local food and beverages
Live music
Meet […]

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Nature Play Family Day | Nature Play Festival | Oct 2016

[ October 2, 2016; ]
Nature Play Family Day | Nature Play Festival Launch
Hosted by Nature Play SA, the Nature Play Festival is a two-week program of nature play activities being offered across SA over the spring school holidays from 2 to 15 October 2016. To officially kick off the Festival, a ‘Nature Play Family Day’ will be held in conjunction […]

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New Ramsay Place Nature Play Area

NEW Ramsay Place Nature Play Area | ‘Great Garden’ | Noarlunga

New Ramsay Place Nature Play Area, Noarlunga
Work is starting on a new ‘Great Garden’ nature play area at Ramsay Place in Noarlunga. The upgraded Ramsay Place Nature Play Area will include sculptural landscape features, stepping stones, a rain garden, two hill slides, and opportunities for water play.
Watch this space! The City of Onkaparinga Council expects the new […]

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Onkaparinga River Parks Family Day | 14 Aug 2016

[ August 14, 2016; 9:00 am; ]
Onkaparinga River Parks Family Day
Enjoy Onkaparinga River Recreation Park with a special Family Day on Sunday 14 August 2016.

Take a walk with one of the Friends of Park volunteers.  Ride with a Ranger along the beautiful Onkaparinga River and see the wetland lagoons full of water and wildlife.

Trails are suitable for bikes, children, prams and […]

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Treasure Hunt for Nature

Treasure Hunt for Nature 2016 | Nature Foundation SA | Sunday 30 Oct 2016

[ October 30, 2016; ]
Treasure Hunt for Nature 2016
The Treasure Hunt For Nature will be held on Sunday 30 October 2016. Save the date! Come as a participant or an event volunteer to this enjoyable fact finding and fundraising activity held at the Nature Hub in Botanic Park. The trail includes the  Botanic Gardens, River Torrens, Art Gallery, SA Museum […]

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Bridgewater Reserve Playground & Heysen Trail | Review | Jan 2017

An afternoon at the Bridgewater Reserve Playground and an adventure along the Heysen Trail
If you are looking for a free, enjoyable activity which gets the kids outdoors exploring for a couple of hours in the Adelaide Hills, then stop at the Bridgewater Mill.
The Bridgwater Playground
The playground has just undergone a transformation which was completed in […]

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Squelch toddler mud run and adventure challenge

Squelch toddler mud run and adventure challenge | 3 & 4 Sep 2016

[ September 3, 2016 to September 4, 2016. ]
Get ready to make some mud-coated memories at Squelch Toddler Mud Run and Adventure Challenge!
Outdoor Playgroup, Splash Adelaide, Climbing Tree and Honk pop up play present Squelch Toddler Mud Run and Adventure Challenge – a mudtastic event for little people! For children aged 2 to 6, Squelch features 12+ obstacles that are challenging but safe, and […]

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