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Browse a growing selection of publications, brochures, reports and more from around the globe. These include blog posts and articles from world leaders within the nature pedagogy and play community.

Nature Play WA

Nature Play WA was conceived on the belief that unstructured play outdoors (nature play) is fundamental to a full and…

Nature Play QLD

Nature Play QLD is a collaborative organisation, working with partner groups to encourage the Queensland community to value nature play…

Nature Play CBR

Nature Play Canberra is about getting more children outdoors more often so they can reap the benefits of unstructured playing,…

Teacher Tom (US)

Teacher Tom (Tom Hobson) is a well-known and well respected preschool teacher, speaker, prolific blogger, author and artist from Seattle, Washington who…

I’m a Teacher Get Me OUTSIDE Here (Scotland)

Author of Messy Maths and Dirty Teaching, Juliet Robinson’s fantastic blog is full of lesson plan ideas, resources and inspiration for primary…

Sun Hats and Wellie Boots (UK)

All weather activities and craft ideas for families including helpful ideas for gardening with children and seasonal craft using upcycled materials.

Reggio Kids (Canada)

This Canadian day-care facility has a strong Reggio Emilia approach and the belief that every day in every moment they,…

Rain or Shine Mamma (Sweden/US)

This blog aims to inspire all weather outdoor play every day. Photographer, journalist and parent Linda Akeson McGurk, grew up…

Mother Natured (Australia)

Wildlife education officer Penny Whitehouse has hints and tips for parents looking to foster their child’s love of the outdoor…

Free Range Kids (US)

Very active blog from radio/TV personality and parent Lenore Skenazy who crusades on behalf of children to be allowed a…

Slow Family: Helping busy families reconnect through fun activities in nature and at home (US)

Blogger Suz Lipman began this blog when she realised that so many parents around her were rushing to and from…

New Nature Movement (US – featuring international contributors)

Featuring an assortment of high calibre contributors from the world wide nature play movement, this blog is thought provoking, inspiring…

Forest School Blog (UK)

Full of great images of children at work/play in forest school. Includes many seasonal ideas for outdoor learning activities in…

Lime Tree Primary Academy Blogs (UK)

Take your pick of blogs from this Forest School from early years to upper primary classes giving a unique insight…

Be Outside and Grow (US)

Creator of PJ’s Backyard Adventures, Rebeccca P. Cohen’s blog is full of gratitude and inspiration for getting outside with your…

Fairy Dust Teaching (US)

Six early childhood teachers inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach collaborate on this blog full of beautiful images and ideas…

The Big Outside (US)

Blogger Michael Lanza, former Northwest Editor of Backpacker Magazine, created this blog with the simple mission: to offer stories, photos,…

The Wild Network (UK)

This site came out in support of the Project Wild Thing documentary which demonstrated just how little outdoor time UK…

Hike It Baby

This blog offers support, connection and guidance to help get families outside with their baby as soon as they feel…

Playscapes – All the Best Playgrounds Are Here

A collection of ideas, resources and reviews of some of the world’s most inspiring play spaces from the turn of…

Evergreen (Canada)

A great outdoor learning resource from Canada. Includes lesson plans by age group, lists for learning kits, outdoor teaching strategies…

Centennial Parklands (Australia)

Centennial Parklands is a collection of three adjoining major urban parks in Sydney, NSW.  It is also home to Bush…

Learning Outside the Classroom (UK)

Launched in 2015 for anyone interested in outdoor learning, this blog has many contributors building on a collaborative model to…

Get Children Outdoors (UK)

Sarah Blackwell is the Founder and CEO of Forest Schools Education, Forest Schools Kindergarten and Archimedes Earth as well as a well-known public speaker in the field…

Going Wild (UK)

The authors of the Going Wild books bring this blog to families and communities, full of great Wild Play suggestions…

Circle of Life Rediscovery (UK)

Circle of Life Rediscovery offer outdoor learning programs, camps and events in the UK. This blog supports their programs, giving…

Children & Nature Network

After the publication of “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder” in 2005, author Richard Louv…

Let Grow

This new collaborative venture from Free Range Kids author and blogger Lenore Skenazy, research professor Peter Gary and others, supports…

Free Range Kids

This website run by author, blogger, TV personality and activitist Lenore Skenazy discusses how to raise safe, self reliant kids without…

Re-imagining childhood: The inspiration of Reggio Emilia education principles in South Australia

Italian childhood advocate Professor Carla Rinaldi, president of the global Reggio Children movement, presented this report during her Adelaide Thinker…

Sharing Nature Worldwide

When Joseph Cornell’s first book, Sharing Nature with Children, was published in 1979, it was met with universal acclaim.  J….

A Dad Delivers Wilderness Nightly to His Kids —Here is How You Can Too

This article from father of two, David Davis, explains why exploring the wilderness of the sky from your own back…

More Than Mudpies

This blog from the Tinkergarten community, supports families, leaders and those attending Tinkergarten outdoor playgroups.  Blog posts are categorised for…

Playing Out

Do you like the idea of your children being able to play freely outside their own front door? Playing Out…

Rethinking Childhood

Tim Gill  is an independent scholar, advocate and consultant on childhood. His website and blog focuses on the changing nature of…

RX Outside

Kathleen Lockyer, creator of the Nature-Led Approach is an Occupational Therapist of 20 years experience and a leader in Sensory Processing…