PODCASTS & INTERVIEWS
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...
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.
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)...