Big Scrub Nature Play - Lennox Head

Term 4 - Monday 14 Oct - 16 Dec | Ages 2-6, Lennox Head | | e:

Business Details

  • Big Scrub Nature Play is an all-weather outdoor nature playgroup in Lennox Head
  • Embracing adventure play and child-directed exploration and discovery in a natural environment
  • Join us in our rainforest garden for a wonderful morning of play, bush craft and connection for 2-6 year olds & their carers
  • Click here to book for Term 4. School Holiday Program available here

General Information

At Big Scrub Nature Play we believe that the most memorable childhood experiences are built from moments of freedom, fantasy and discovery spent in the natural wildness. Unstructured play in a natural environment enables children to be challenged, boisterous, creative, messy and above all, themselves.

Through our bush kindy, nature playgroups and forest school programs we encourage children to get outside and climb, crawl, clamber, scramble, dig, slither, sing, explore, run, roll, flap, feel, kick, play, scoop, build, imagine, make, ask, seek, chase, look and listen. They explore, they experiment, they get dirty and have lots of fun!

Our programs are guided by pedagogical principles that combine the Scandinavian forest school movement, adventure play, child-directed exploration and our love of the outdoors.


When: Monday, 9:30 – 11:30 am during school term (14 Oct – 16 Dec 2019)

Where: Lennox Head (full address provided upon booking)

Suitable: For children 2 – 6 years old, accompanied by an adult.

Value: $180/10 weeks | $90/5 weeks | sibling $100/10 weeks | sibling $50/5 weeks

Over the 10 week term, we cover a different theme each week and a gentle rhythm guides our morning. Some of the activities include mud play, nature art and crafts, gardening, sewing, baking, water and ice play and exploring in nature.


We also offer school holiday programs catering to 2 ages groups. Forest School is for children aged 4-8 years old and Nature Play for children aged 2-6 years old. A parent/carer must accompany the child during these sessions.



For children 2-6 yrs old, accompanied by a parent.

An all-weather, all-outdoor playgroup for little explorers. We gather in our rainforest garden for a morning of play and exploration. This playgroup has a strong focus on nature craft, sensory play and storytelling with a gentle, slower pace. An example of activities might include mud play, bush crafts, earth painting, nature stamping, creating with clay, gardening, sewing, baking, water and ice play, hammering and exploring in nature.

Bookings essential. For more info and to reserve your spot, visit


For children 4-8 yrs old, accompanied by a parent.

Forest School is for older children who are ready to take on more challenging and risky play and activities. We follow the Forest Schooling philosophy where we provide the time, the space and the tools for children to learn new skills in nature through play.

Activities might include:

  • Starting, managing fires and cooking on fires
  • How to use hand tools such as hammers, bow saws and whittling knives
  • How to tie knots and lashings
  • Building bugs and bees hotels
  • Creating with clay, mud and other natural resources

and more…

Bookings essential. For more info and to reserve your spot, visit

To learn more about Big Scrub Nature play visit You can also follow our wonderful wild and free journey on Facebook at: or Instagram @bigscrubnatureplay

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