Listen to the delight in the children’s voices as they explore at Kinder Bush

If you have any doubts of the benefits that children gain by spending time in nature, then this short audio is for you!

This wonderful audio story describes the many benefits that outdoor classrooms have on the healthy growth and development of children – a must listen for every parent, guardian and educator.

ABC’s Life Matters heads out into the scrub to meet a bunch of four and five year olds, and educator and Bush Kindergarten Director, Natalie Cross, an enthusiast of the bush kinder movement.

You will also hear from PhD candidate and Wollongong University Early Years Lecturer Karen Tonge. Describing how children need to run around in the bush in an unstructured way, to boost physical, mental and social development.

Please take the time and listen to this important audio (approx 10 min):

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