Is your school, preschool, childcare, OSHC or homeschool looking to incorporate nature play as part of your pedagogy? Or perhaps looking for some practical ideas to get your journey started?


 a not-for-profit organisation, Nature Play SA has been working closely with educators since 2014 through running educator workshops across South Australia, coordinating an annual national conference with international speakers and local experts, developing online resources, running professional development in schools for educators and parents, and offering unique incursions and excursion services.


We are seeing positive change and growth taking place as well as evidence that this commitment is making a real difference. Now, we are very proud to offer an Educators’ Membership that aims to empower and support educators to take their learning outside and to recognise and embrace the benefits of doing so for children’s learning and wellbeing. Memberships are purchased by your school, education setting or service and this entitles all staff access to member benefits.


Please contact us at [email protected] if:

  • Have received a membership from Department for Education but do not have the log in details
  • You would like to discuss options for dual membership where two education sites share the same campus
  • Are an individual educator not attached to a specific site and would like to discuss membership options
  • Do not fit within the above categories and would like to discuss membership options

Are you a DE Site and need to activate your membership?


Earlier this year, you would have received a letter announcing that DE would be providing funding for every public primary and preschool in South Australia to receive a Nature Play SA educators membership for the next three years. (Valued between $280 and $360 per site per year)


Refer to your official letter for how to activate your site.


If you require assistance, please contact us at [email protected]

All in Educator

Membership benefits for all education members

Starter Pack

Members Certificate and Starter Pack welcoming your site to the Nature Play SA Collective with resources for your school community

Online Educators' Portal

A 12-month subscription to an online Educators Portal with new lesson plans, downloads, activity ideas, research, videos, podcasts and more.

Online Magazine

An Annual subscription to our twice-yearly online magazine ‘Nature Play the Education Way: an online magazine for educators’ with contribution from experts and educators, practical ideas and information about nature play theory, practice and pedagogy.


Discounts from the Nature Play SA online shop along with other special offers. A 10% discount off all our Professional Development Services such as workshops and our annual Conference that draws international speakers and professionals from around the state, along with opportunities to purchase pre-sale tickets. The 10% discount also includes our speaking engagements to staff and parent groups, as well as our incursions and excursions (regional considerations apply).

Supporting Nature Play SA

Supporting Nature Play SA to continue our role in advocating and supporting the South Australian community to get more children playing and learning with nature.

Primary School


 Pre School






Home School Family/Community


Relief Teacher


University/TAFE student


Government Departments


(For use by staff only)



Small Business


(‘Small Business’ as defined by the ATO)

Dual Membership


A Dual Membership applies where two sites share the same campus/facility. For example a primary school that shares premises with an early years site is eligible.