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Unlock the secrets of playing in Nature to GROW super healthy happy kids.
GROW with Nature Play is the practical play app featuring heaps of things-to-do, tips, hints, and all sorts of information about how and why playing in nature can benefit your baby.
Designed for children 0 – 3 years old, the important formative years of a child’s life, GROW with Nature Play allows parents to plan age appropriate play lists that can help GROW their child's

• Development
• Health and wellbeing
• Confidence
• Curiosity and Family Bonds

The app also lets users create their own “Nature Play Village” by inviting others to join their play circle. And the GROW with Nature Play app lets you record your baby’s achievements so you never miss sharing a memory with family and friends.

Up to 30 children can be added to the app which makes it suitable for early childhood education providers and carers.

Developed with leading early childhood development research by Nature Play QLD, the community organization that advocates the importance of unstructured outdoor play for children., the GROW with Nature Play app supports both open-ended explorative play and directed learning through play.

Benefits to babies include improved focus, creativity and confidence, along with the development of fine and gross motor skills.

Babies who spend time outdoors in nature daily are more content and settled.

Studies across the globe have shown that unstructured play outdoors - “nature play”, delivers significant health benefits to children including cognitive, social and emotional development, and helps children build independence, resilience and creativity and directly leads to environmental awareness and stewardship later in life.

Nature Play QLD is part of the Australian Nature Play network including program founder Nature Play WA, Nature Play SA and Nature Play ACT.

The Nature Play network has an international reputation for innovative programs that increase awareness of the benefits of unstructured play outdoors and increased participation.

GROW with Nature Play has been developed by Nature Play QLD in consultation with the Nature Play network.

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: This app is developed with the greatest care. Neither the developer nor the author shall nevertheless be liable for any damages arising from an inaccuracies or omissions in this app.

What’s New

Version 1.3

This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate.

UI improvements and Bugs Fixed

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

TizzyTats ,


I Love it, think this app is amazing and the Passports and licenses for getting back to nature are awesome can't wait for more from you guys 💯

big it iguc ,

I can’t access my app info at all

This app started of amazing. I was loving marking all my babies outdoor activities, photos and experiences. Everything was going fine and then out of the blue after 6 months all my information was gone. The app was still, there my email is still registered but I cannot access any of my information. It’s lost. Recently after a year I tried to see if it would work again as I have a new baby but despite my email being registered I cannot access my old profile and baby pictures. Who knows what’s happened to my private information. This app should be taken down until there is sufficient help system in place to deal with these issues.

Shelbyville ,

Only useful for parents with a baby/infant

After being a big fan of the Nature Play Qld program, I really wanted this new app to continue the fun my two boys and I have had with the online avatar and the Nature Passport. But the way this app is designed it seems only to be useful if you have a baby/infant starting out on their Nature Play journey. My boys are ages 5 and 3 and well past most of the 99 activities that you can "tick off" as many times as your child experiences them (i.e. Watching birds fly across the sky, dangling toes in water, etc). I am struggling to find any relevance this app has for us at the moment, so I'm hoping the developers update it soon with more content suitable for toddlers and older kids.

App Privacy

The developer, Queensland Outdoor Recreation Federation Inc, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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