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Nurture in Nature

Location: various locations around the North of the Illawarra, , , NSW,

2 to 5 years  
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Nurture in Nature runs a weekly outdoor class called Nature's Playground. This class runs every Friday at 9:30am in the /Local Directory/Family Health/Medical Centres/Northern Illawarra; region. The class is aimed at 2-5 year olds.

During these classes caregivers and children are invited to connect and interact with nature through a variety of fun, educational and engaging activities. The class is run by a fully qualified and enthusiastic teacher.

Introductory price for 2013 is $10/class.

A typical class includes several learning components:
An interactive welcome song and activity with 'Kelly the Koala' puppet
Tracking down of a hidden 'discovery box' that contains clues inside about what natural theme we will be focusing the lesson on.
Exploration of this theme through play, games, books and information.
A craft/art activity that links with the theme.
Story book time with 'Reading Roo' a Kangaroo puppet.
Parachute play and music
Unstructured play/exploration

ABOUT NURTURE IN NATURE: Nurture in Nature works in your local community to encourage children and their families to connect with nature and each other. Our vision is to nurture the innate enthusiasm for the outdoors that our children are born with through fun and everyday play in nature's playground.

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