56 Things To Do Outside Before You Turn 14 | Nature Play SA

56 Things To Do Outside Before You Turn 14.

Nature Play SA has put together a wonderful resource aimed at encouraging children to be more active with a list that includes different sports, and a huge variety of outdoor activities.

The collection of ideas was created by primary school students aged between 7 and 14 and further refined by coaches, athletes, and sporting bodies.  

The resources share 56 ideas over 3 lists:

  1. 26 sporting skills to try before you turn 14
  2. 15 ways to get active outdoors before you turn 14
  3. 15 ways to nurture your wellbeing outdoors before you turn 14

Here are the 56 activities:

  1. Football
  2. Basketball
  3. Cricket
  4. Soccer
  5. Netball
  6. Swimming
  7. Tennis
  8. Rugby
  9. Volleyball
  10. Gymnastics
  11. Athletics
  12. Surfing/Bodyboarding
  13. Golf
  14. Cycling
  15. Martial Arts
  16. Dancing
  17. Skateboarding and scooting
  18. Lawn Bowls
  19. Archery
  20. Ultimate Frisbee
  21. Hockey
  22. Baseball
  23. Table Tennis
  24. Touch Football
  25. Softball
  26. Goalball
  27. Climb or hang from a tree
  28. Build a cubby
  29. Go for a bush walk
  30. Explore a creek
  31. Try geocaching
  32. Skim rocks
  33. Explore the coast
  34. Plant fruit trees or veggies
  35. Go camping
  36. Go snorkelling
  37. Hike to a waterfall
  38. Pick up litter
  39. Kayak, paddleboard or body surf
  40. Volunteer in nature
  41. Try yoga or pilates
  42. Birdwatch
  43. Find a sit spot
  44. Plant veggies & herbs
  45. Stargaze
  46. Weave
  47. Create a habitat for insects
  48. Plant native seedlings
  49. Walk barefoot
  50. Whittle
  51. Make mud balls
  52. Draw or paint
  53. Knit, sew or mend
  54. Race bark and sticks
  55. Fly a kite
  56. Explore a jetty

normanville beach jetty

This list is part of Nature Play SA’s free inclusive resource series, such as the ones below:

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