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Nature Play SA Christmas Pop-Up Shop & Gift Catalogue | Wittunga Botanic Garden | Nov-Dec 2018

[ October 24, 2018; October 31, 2018; November 4, 2018; November 7, 2018; November 14, 2018; November 21, 2018; December 1, 2018; December 8, 2018; December 12, 2018 to December 13, 2018. ]
Nature Play SA Christmas Pop-Up Shop
Nature Play SA is hosting a pop-up shop for some pre-Christmas shopping at the beautiful Wittunga House in Wittunga Botanic Garden.
The pop-up shop is open every Wednesday until the 12th of December from 10am-3pm with some additional days and longer hours as Christmas gets closer.  They also have a beautiful Spring […]

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Adventures by the Sea | Nature Play SA | Seacliff Beach | 1 Dec 2018

[ December 1, 2018; ]
Adventures By The Sea with Nature Play SA
Nature Play SA is partnering with the City of Holdfast Bay to bring you Adventures By The Sea. There will be a range of activities on the day for kids 4 years and up including cricket, totem tennis, water sports, sand mandalas, kite flying, marine walks, beachcombing bingo […]

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Whittle and Weave | Nature Play SA | Wittunga Botanic Garden | 18 Dec 2018

[ December 18, 2018; ]
Whittle and Weave at Wittunga
Spend a morning outdoors at Nature Play SA’s scenic headquarters as their team guides your nature players in the arts of weaving and whittling! Children will be empowered to whittle their own sticks and craft a naturally woven creation to take home.
This special event is targeted at children aged 6+ years and […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries | Adelaide Hills | Nov 2018 – Jan 2019

Pick your own cherries
There’s nothing that says summer more than when fresh, juicy, red, sweet, local cherries are available. When the cherry season arrives it reminds us that Christmas is near.
If you love eating lots of cherries, a fun way to get them is to pick your own. Similar to picking strawberries at Beerenberg, this […]

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Adelaide Strawberry Picking

Pick Your Own Strawberries | Beerenberg Farm, Hahndorf | November to April

Beerenberg Strawberry Farm
Beerenberg Farm in the Adelaide Hills dates back to 1839, when the Paech family settled at Hahndorf three years after the state of South Australia was proclaimed.  Located in Hahndorf, just 30 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD, Beerenberg is a fully family owned and operated strawberry farm which is still run by the same family today.
The current owners, […]

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Salisbury Plays at St Kilda | with Nature Play SA | 14 Oct 2018

[ October 14, 2018; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Salisbury Plays at St Kilda
On Sunday, October 14 head along to St Kilda Adventure Playground for food, fun and nature play.
Partnering with Nature Play SA, this exciting event is filled with many Nature Play Activities. Join in the fun of face-painting, mini-golf and Parkour nature sport activities at St Kilda Adventure Playground.
Activities include:

Walks exploring the biodiversity […]

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Eighty Eight O’Connell | Pop Up Nature Maze | 4-14 Oct 2018

[ October 4, 2018 to October 7, 2018. October 11, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Eighty Eight O’Connell – Pop Up Nature Maze 
88 O’Connell Street in North Adelaide is being transformed into a free magical play space for kids these school holidays!
Nature-lovers can explore in the pop-up maze filled with a variety of nature play areas and activities. Discover the fairy nook, the music nook, a sandpit and a loose […]

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Nature Festival for Families | Murray-Darling Basin | Swanport Wetlands | 11 Oct 2018

[ October 11, 2018; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Nature Festival for Families
Experience the wonderful world of wetlands with the whole family.
Enjoy geocaching, live fish demonstrations, water critter discoveries, make your own DIY herbarium, bush tucker workshops, nature crafts and more. Activities are designed for kids of all ages. Early birds can also enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. Things to bring include picnic supplies, […]

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Kid’s Nature Challenge at Cleland Wildlife Park | Nature Play Festival | 29 Sep – 14 Oct 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 14, 2018. ]
Kid’s Nature Challenge – Nature Play Festival 2018
Join in the fun at Cleland Wildlife Park and explore the park on the Great Nature Hunt!

Use your artistic flair and create something wonderful at the Nature Mud Art Station.
Make a cubby – use the branches provided to make a fun “home” for you.
Discover your […]

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Nature Play Festival | Adelaide | 29 Sep – 20 Oct 2018

[ September 29, 2018 to October 20, 2018. ]
The Nature Play Festival is an annual Festival for children and their families which celebrates and encourages play outdoors in nature!
The Festival is coordinated by Nature Play SA in collaboration with more than 30 wonderful event host organisations including local and state government, not-for-profits, playgroups, education sites, nature clubs, Friends Groups, libraries and more! The 2018 Nature Play Festival is proudly supported by Flinders University.
Through the Festival, Nature Play SA aims to highlight the importance […]

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Play at the Bay – Glenelg | Spring School Holiday Activities | 3-12 Oct 2018

[ October 3, 2018 to October 5, 2018. October 7, 2018 to October 12, 2018. ]
Play at the Bay
Play, explore and experience: there is an activity for everyone! Play at the Bay is a program being run from Wednesday 3 to Friday 12 October 2018. The concept encourages children to play, explore and experience by offering workshops for a wide range of ages.
Bookings are essential and places are going fast […]

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Wild Imagination Nature Play Vacation Care & Family Fun | Spring School Holidays | Oct 2018

[ October 1, 2018; October 5, 2018; ]
Wild Imagination is a super fun way to get kids outside and into nature without the planning and mess at home!
Wild Imagination has both days for parents to come with their children and get amongst the fun, as well as the full day drop and go sessions for those who need all day care.
Kids will […]

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Park of the Month | Onkaparinga River National Park & Onkaparinga River Recreation Park | Sep 2018

[ September 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018. ]
Onkaparinga River National Park & Onkaparinga River Recreation Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month for September 2018
All are invited to celebrate Onkaparinga River National Park and Onkaparinga River Recreation Park as Park of the Month this September.
These parks offer a diverse range of hiking trails that take you from the rugged Onkaparinga […]

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Wild Explorers in Adelaide | Southern Adelaide Parklands | 1, 8, 15 & 22 Sep 2018

[ September 1, 2018; September 8, 2018; September 15, 2018; September 22, 2018; ]
Wild Explorers in Adelaide
Do you have a curious and inquisitive child under the age of 6 who loves spending time outdoors? Then you have a Wild Explorer!
Gather in the beautiful Southern Adelaide Parklands to play, explore and get a little messy. The Wild Explorers sessions are designed and run by experienced occupational therapists with unstructured […]

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My little seed garden

My Little Seed Garden | Collect Seeds with the Advertiser/Sunday Mail | 25 Aug – 8 Sep 2018

[ August 25, 2018 to September 8, 2018. ]
My Little Seed Garden
The latest children’s collectable, ‘My Little Seed Garden’ will be available to collect with the Advertiser or Sunday Mail.
Simply purchase a copy of the Advertiser or Sunday Mail and receive your first FREE Basil Growing Kit and Collectors Tray. Then each day, collect a new growing kit including seeds, soil pellet and […]

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Flinders University’s SpringFest Featuring Nature Play SA | 6 Oct 2018

[ October 6, 2018; ]
Spring into Flinders; Play, stay & enjoy the day at SpringFest.
Flinders University is calling all explorers to experience a spring garden of fun, education and entertainment! Held during the October school holidays, they’ve partnered with Nature Play SA to cultivate a packed program of free activities and experiences for the whole family to enjoy.
Register for your free […]

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Outdoor Classroom Day | 1 Nov 2018

[ November 1, 2018; ]
Outdoor Classroom Day
Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. On the day, thousands of schools around the world take lessons outdoors and prioritise playtime.
In 2017, over 2.3 million children worldwide took part, almost 200,000 of those were in Australia. Outdoor learning improves children’s health, engages them with […]

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Playgroup at the Zoo | Adelaide Zoo | 19 Oct 2018

[ October 19, 2018; ]
Playgroup at the Zoo 2018
Join Playgroup SA for their annual membership event, Playgroup at the Zoo, on Friday 19 October 2018.
There will be children’s entertainers, a baby zone, face painting, playgroup activities, imaginative play and more.

Read our review of the 2017 Playgroup at the Zoo here.

 

For more information and all enquiries please visit the Playgroup SA […]

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Cubby Town 2018 | Nature Play SA | Review

Cubby Town 2018 | Review
Nature Play SA’s Cubby Town is an annual event held under the huge red gums near the adventure playground at Belair National Park. The event is held to encourage families and kids to get outside, play in nature and create lovely family memories.
On the day we attended, the sun was shining and families […]

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Kangaroo Island Parks | Park of the Month July 2018

National Parks South Australia Park of the Month for July 2018
You’re invited by National Parks South Australia to celebrate Kangaroo Island’s national parks and reserves for Park of the Month this July.
Winter on Kangaroo Island is a great time to take up one of the spectacular walking trails on the Island. From Cape Willoughby in […]

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Wild Imagination Nature Play Vacation Care & Family Fun | Jul 2018

[ July 7, 2018 to July 9, 2018. July 13, 2018 to July 15, 2018. ]
Wild Imagination is a super fun way to get kids outside and into nature without the planning and mess at home!
Wild Imagination has both days for parents to come with their children and get amongst the fun, as well as the full day drop and go sessions for those who need all day care.
Kids will […]

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Dirt Wars Survivor | Barmera | 25-26 Aug 2018

[ August 25, 2018 to August 26, 2018. ]
Dirt Wars Survivor
Dirt Wars Survivor is for those who want to get fit and be physically challenged. The course is around 9km long with over 100 obstacles designed to be tough but fun, featuring both natural obstacles alongside manmade challenges.
The aim of the course is to get muddy while having fun with friends and other […]

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Cubby Town | Belair National Park | 17-18 Jul 2018

[ July 17, 2018 to July 18, 2018. ]
Cubby Town
Nature Play SA are excited to be teaming up with National Parks South Australia again for their 4th Cubby Town event on 17–18 July 2018 in Belair National Park.
*** Editor’s note:  Cubby Town Tuesday 17 July CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER WARNINGS. Please read the following message from Nature Play SA below.
We’re incredibly disappointed to advise […]

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Mount Remarkable National Park | Park of the Month | June 2018

[ June 9, 2018; 9:00 am; June 10, 2018; 10:00 am; June 16, 2018; 11:30 am; June 23, 2018; 10:00 am; June 24, 2018; 10:00 am; ]
Mount Remarkable National Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month for June 2018
Everyone is invited to celebrate Mount Remarkable National Park as park of the month in June 2018. Bring warmth to your winter and explore the park – there are many free family friendly events to get involved in.
Mount Remarkable National Park […]

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Top Things To Do in Adelaide for Families This Winter | 2018

Top Things to do in Winter Around Adelaide
As we head into the winter months having to survive chilly nights and rainy days can be a challenge! However, just because the sun isn’t shining it doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to see and do around Adelaide.
Adelaide’s milder climate means that it is still possible to venture […]

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