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Babyology.com.au - By Jess Offer @girl.tribe

Lawnmower parenting’: What it is and how it affects children

Move over helicopter parents, there’s a new boss in town; the lawnmower parent – and it’s not doing our kids any favours...

KIDSPOT.COM.AU - By Carin Pickworth

The School Where Kids Play with Knives, Light Fires - and Thrive

The Wildlings Forest School, run in the open-air muddy banks of Petrie Creek on the Sunshine Coast was born – a place where students can, quite literally, run wild...

www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au

The 'Coast' Forest School Educating Kids in Nature Play

THE concept of nature play is one which is fast becoming an important part of education.

Teachers Nicki Farrell and Vicki Oliver, of Currimundi, saw these benefits firsthand and wanted to implement them more consistently.

www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Creative Ideas Now Headed for the Incubator

Fifteen exciting projects have been selected to take part in The Refinery, the Sunshine Coast’s first creative incubator.

ASSOCIATION FOR LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS AUSTRALASIA

The School Landscape - An Opportunity for Outdoor Learning

Nicki Farrell, of the Wildlings Forest School, a provider of early learning programs and out–of–school–hours care, provided some sobering statistics. Only 19% of Australian children (5-17yrs) meet the national activity guidelines (AHAK, 2016), and 26% (aged 5 – 14yrs) are overweight or obese (AIHW, 2016)...