Mud pies and stick stews will be on the menu next week as children become bush explorers and celebrate Nature Play Week, April 14-25.
Nature Play Week encourages parents and kids to take a break from screens and spend time playing outside in nature and connecting with the local environment.
The City of Whittlesea will be hosting a free bush explorers event on Tuesday 20 April at gumnut park and playground, Donnybrook where children will have the opportunity to explore, create, imagine and discover nature.
The event, aimed at children aged 2-5, will be facilitated by Eco Explorers and Darebin Creek and Merri Creek management committees and will include nature inspired activities including a mud kitchen.
Toilets, food and coffee are available at the adjacent Shared Cup Café.
Who: Children aged between 2 - 5 years and their parents/guardians
Where: Gumnut Park and Playground, 1025 Donnybrook Rd, Donnybrook
When: Tuesday 20 April, 9.30am - 11.30am
No bookings required.