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Nature play makes activities very versatile, beautiful, colourful and environmentally friendly.  It also encourages children to be outside to experience and appreciate nature.


Play activity

Collect natural items found in your backyard or park to create your favorite animal or insect.

Sample materials

  • Leaves
  • Sticks
  • Rocks
  • Flowers
  • Grass
  • Mulch 

Play challenge

Rock balancing is when stones are stacked one on top of the other to create land art without the use of any glue or other supports to create a stone sculpture!  How many rocks can you balance or stack?

Sample materials

  • Rocks of any shapes and sizes
  • Space to create stone sculptures

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