Children and Outdoor Play program

The psychology of outdoor play for healthy childhood development

Experience first-hand unstructured outdoor play in an immersive tour of two of Kings Park’s play spaces. Visit both Ivey Watson Playground, specifically designed for children under six years, and Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park, one of the world’s first nature-based discovery and learning spaces.

Discuss the importance of outdoor play in the cognitive, social, and emotional wellbeing of a happy whole child. 

For students interested in Early Years Learning, human development, psychology and contemporary play space design.

'I thoroughly enjoyed it, very happy the students walked away with lots and lots of information.' - Year 11 Teacher

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

Please refer to the Kings Park Education Cancellation Policy before booking this program.

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Tags: Year level: 10,11,12,Tertiary
Stream: Wellbeing
WA Curriculum links: Children, Family and the Community,Psychology (General and ATAR),Technologies
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 1.5 hours

Administration car park closure

There will be limited access to the BGPA Administration building and the Kings Park Education and Learning building from Wednesday 15 June 2022 for approximately 8 weeks, due to ongoing Water Corporation works.

Water Corporation works

The Water Corporation is replacing approximately 700 metres of ageing water pipes between Mount Eliza Reservoir and Bellevue Terrace in Kings Park.

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Banksia Carpark in Bold Park is currently closed to the public due to stormwater damage.

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