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Best Edible Australian Native Plants for the School Garden (Part 1)

All around the world, school gardens dedicate growing areas for native plants.  The Australian Native Plants Society defines "native plant"...

Why plant-based? Launching our sustainable Autumn + Winter menu

Yes, you read that right.  Our pre-school menu is 100% plant-based, entirely free of animal products, and most importantly highly…

Sustainable Play Workshops

Join us for Sustainable Play Workshops this March!Meet members of our amazing staff for engaging workshops on cooking, gardening, sensory...

8 Preschool Garden Themes with Activities

It's a beautiful experience teaching preschoolers in the garden and watching them connect with nature. However, the playful, exploratory nature...

Chaos or meaningful learning through Unstructured Play?

What does unstructured play mean? Some may interpret unstructured play as disorderly, unorganised, unregulated, without formal organisation or structure. At…

Top 15 Plants to Grow in the School Garden

Every growing space in the school garden contains precious soil, plants, and opportunities for learning. Often our dreams of bountiful...

A very merry planet friendly plant-based Christmas BBQ!

The silly season is upon us. This means hot days, the beach or the pool (or both),  time with family…

A Sustainable Construction

We are getting close to the finish line!  In our last construction blog post we outlined our approach to a…

Mindfulness for Young Children

Mindfulness for Young Children  Life can easily become challenging and stressful making people feel overwhelmed, even our children are experiencing…

Risky Play – Is it worth the Risk?

Sustainable Play Preschool believe that educators and parents need to weigh up the risks versus the benefits of risk taking…

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