Growing up in the Blue Mountains provides a wonderful opportunity for your children to flourish in nature.
Being outdoors is important for everyone’s mental and physical health.
There has been much research on the benefits of being in nature and the impact of healing, soothing and restoring a sense of wellbeing for all ages.
Parents and Children can start early to learn and build their confidence about the bush and the benefits of nature play.
Here are a few opportunities:
- Bubs and Boots: A members FB page providing opportunity to engage with other families for bush walks and camps.
- Wild Ground: Bush Playgroup for pre-schoolers and other outdoor programs based on nature play & learning.
- Bush Trackers for Children: Child friendly bushwalk maps designed by children who recommend them.
- Bush Trackers resource kit for kids.
- Activities for children to do in the Bush and Parks
- National Parks: Blue Mountains have Information Centres to support bushwalking and also run fantastic school holiday activities to build children’s knowledge and skills about the bush.
- Mount Tomah Botanic Gardens: Located in the Blue Mountains is great to visit in person and online and also offer school holiday programs
- Blue Mountains Park locations across the Local Government Area.
- More details about parks and playgrounds.