Environmental activities

Being outside and discovering new things helps us to keep active and healthy. These links will inspire you to explore what's in your backyard or out in your local neighbourhood.

Activity Organisation Information Online link

Become a Backyard Explorer and Discover the Incredible Nature in your own Backyard!

Logan City Council - Environment Team 

Struggling to keep the kids entertained? Send them on an epic scavenger hunt in their own backyard.

Download the Backyard Explorer worksheet and start exploring.

Don’t forget to take a photo of your little one with their favourite item and share using #LoganBackyardExplorer

Logan City Council Facebook page

Back from the Brink Natura-Pacific Learn all about the biodiversity hotspot that is Queensland, all the wonderful different plants an animal that live here, and how we can save threatened species from extinction! Natura Pacific - YouTube

Nature BBC Earth  

BBC Earth View some of the most unforgettable moments of wildlife and nature. BBC Earth YouTube

Get out in nature

Nature Play QLD The Nature Play QLD mission is to increase the time children spend in unstructured play outdoors and in nature. The website has great ways you and your family can use nature and play to improve your wellbeing and have fun. Nature Play Queensland

Make a Platypus Bookmark    

Watergum Learn how to make your very own platypus bookmark with this online kids workshop.  How to make a Platypus Bookmark
Gardening Australia ABC     Learn some great gardening tips that you can try at home with these wonderful videos from the team at Gardening Australia. Gardening Australia
Earth School TEDed     30 days of nature-focused content and environmental adventures for learners of all ages. Each Quest includes a discovery video and quiz, combined with a series of engaging learning resources — all curated by environmental experts. TEDed Earth School