Nature Play seems to be the best way to describe what our children are doing when spending time in a natural environment, away from their computers and TV’s. Lets see if this school holidays the children play more in a nature.
I have seen this first hand at Boshack Outback Eco Stay, the changes in the children from when they first arrive and within a couple hours they revert back to simple, creative child’s play.
Boshack is only 90 minutes from Perth city, so come up and immerse you and the children in nature, leave feeling refreshed with a sense of clarity that nature brings. Of course we can’t go to Boshack every weekend and school holidays, so let’s suggest ways of getting our children out and about and in touch with a natural environment everyday.
Some days it may mean the back yard, my kids are rugged up and outside at 7am each morning, while I get dressed and get their breakfast. My mindset around the cold mornings changed when I saw a documentary on a lady in Iceland that had her kids outside most of the day in temperatures way below 0. We just don’t have cold enough weather here in Perth. Boshack lakeside this school holidays is really special and you know you are alive when the sun peaks over the haze of the lake and the campfire is crackling, with the smell of the fresh country air and the children being in the most natural setting they could be.