What Nature Play Is & Why It Matters

The Kind Parenting Company

Apr 4 2022 • 29 mins


Have you noticed that ‘nature play’ has become a bit of a buzz word lately?


If you’ve noticed people raving about it and wondered what that’s all about (or perhaps thought ‘isn’t it just playing outside!?’) then this week’s episode is for you!

This week, Jacquie is talking all about Nature Play and covers:

- what it is

- why it’s become such a popular topic of conversation in childcare/ parenting circles

- what ‘nature-deficit disorder’ is

- the incredible benefits of nature play, and

- some simple suggestions on how you to access them


An episode that will leave you wanting to grab your gumboots & get outside!

Resources mentioned:


Linda Akeson McGurk – Rain or Shine Mamma Blog

There’s No Such Thing As Bad Weather by Linda Akeson McGurk

Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv



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