Keeping in touch with nature during challenging times can make us feel calmer and happier.
We've included some great resources below which will help keep the little ones busy and add a bit of fun to your day!
The Australian Citizen Science Project Finder is a place to discover and connect with citizen science projects in Australia.
Developed in partnership with the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA), the project finder has been designed to help members of the citizen science community learn about each other's projects, and provide opportunities to volunteer from your home!
Bush Blitz is coordinating a virtual expedition that everyone can join!
This citizen science project will enable you to discover some amazing plants and animals living in your own backyard, whilst contributing valuable data to Australia's biodiversity databases.
Discover Backyard Species Discovery - Earthwatch Australia to get involved.
Eco Explorers provides a child led and highly enriched sensory and outdoor bush program for children and families of all ages.
Their Eco Explorers Australia program has been developed to ignite your child's sense of curiosity, imagination and creativity through hands on learning activities that support your child's development, social skills and physical development through movement and exercise.
Nature Play - when it comes to time spent engaging in the natural world - what we know is that nature supports our mental health and wellbeing.
To help you make the most of time spent outdoors, Nature Play has developed a range of lists and information sheets with practical, creative and simple ideas for you to try with your children.
Birds in Backyards is a research, education and conservation program of BirdLife Australia focused on the birds that live where people live.
Get involved by taking part in their online surveys and learn how you can create bird-friendly spaces in your garden and local community.
Australian Geographic has partnered with frog expert Jodi Rowley to show you how to create a backyard frog hotel.
Frog hotels are a fun, creative way to decorate your garden and attract local frogs.
ABC education presents a 6 chapter video series on Ladybird hero's. Find out just how lucky we are to have these speckled spring species in our gardens.
ABC kids listen has a range of nature sounds to help your children sleep deeply and undisturbed. A restful, restorative sleep is just what small, growing bodies and minds need.
Gibberagong Environmental Education Centre is a Department of Education School for environmental education.
Under Lessons in Nature, you'll find exciting learning tasks and resources with relevant curriculum links. The topics will draw upon what is happening locally in our environment and will address a range of K-6 key learning areas.