Online Resources


  • Nature Play Queensland – Access to many free nature play resources including Passports to an Amazing Childhood, Licences to Play, 33 Things to do before you are 3.
  • Nature Play SA – A not-for-profit organisation that started in 2014 with start-up funding from the South Australian Government. Their vision is simple – to get more children outside playing in nature. In their backyards, local parks and wilder places, like National Parks.
  • Nature Play WA – Is an incorporated not-for-profit association established to increase the time Western Australian children spend in unstructured play outdoors and in nature.
  • Nature Detectives – Most useful particularly for Early Childhood. Contains themed packs and you can sign up for a weekly email full of new lesson ideas.
  • Forest Schools – Inside the resources section this has a series of weekly plans for sessions regarding the transition to KS3, Maths in the Forest, and some relevant topic modules which have been taken outside.
  • NRich Maths – Outdoor Mathematics ideas
  • Natures Classroom – Lesson ideas broken down into seasons.
  • Teachers Education Service (TES) – Most suitable for Early Childhood
  • YAS – A great simple break down of activities and what you need to get started when running Forest School activities with Early Years Children
  • Forest School Association
  • Forestry– For support with providing research benefits to colleagues and parents
  • Environmental Law – useful links for understanding laws and regulations in the US