Free-range kids could become healthier, happier adults A new article By Dr Rachael Sharman discusses the research that letting kids play in unstructured, natural environments may help their development. Please use this link for the full article.
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Kids gone WildA new SBS documentary looks at the positive impact of children being allowed to play freely in nature.
The biggest risk is keeping kids indoorsA recent study was conducted in Canada, regarding the importance of physical activity for children and youth. Entitled "The biggest risk is keeping kids indoors", it sets out the findings of The Child and Nature Alliance of Canada and collaborated with Forest School Canada. The take away message from this report was: "Just get out of the way, and let them play"
Please feel free to read the report by following the below link:
The biggest risk is keeping kids indoors
We are proud that our Bush Kinder program has received media attention.
Did you see the article in The Northern Weekly about our Bush Kinder Program? Please click on the link here to view the article
The staff at Jacaranda Preschool- Kingsway Drive and Nebel Street sites, attended an inspirational seminar by Claire Warden on Wednesday 15th May, 2013. It was an honour to meet Claire and discuss Nature Pedagogy and our Bush Kinder Program with her.