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ABOUT ME

Hey there! My name is Penny, in case you’re a bit curious about who is behind this endeavour, here’s a bit about me.

I am not an educator and didn’t even benefit from a childhood spent roaming the countryside and yet here I am seeking to open a nature based kindy in Sydney. Why? I’m so glad you asked!

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Penny Mapp Sydney Nature Kindy

OUR PHILOSOPHY

We exist to create resilient, compassionate, and curious little humans who are connected to each other, their community and country.

Children are amazing. I believe they are more capable than we give them credit for, they’re citizens who should be valued and that childhood is a gift that should be celebrated before it is gone.

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Bush Kindy philosophy

OUR MANIFESTO

  1. celebrate being in nature
  2. celebrate community
  3. celebrate childhood
  4. celebrate diversity
  5. celebrate inclusivity
  6. celebrate connection to country
  7. celebrate children as valued citizens

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Bush Kindy manifesto

ABOUT ME

Hey there! My name is Penny, in case you’re a bit curious about who is behind this endeavour, here’s a bit about me.

I am not an educator and didn’t even benefit from a childhood spent roaming the countryside and yet here I am seeking to open a nature based kindy in Sydney. Why? I’m so glad you asked!

Read more.

Penny Mapp Sydney Nature Kindy

OUR PHILOSOPHY

We exist to create resilient, compassionate, and curious little humans who are connected to each other, their community and country.

Children are amazing. I believe they are more capable than we give them credit for, they’re citizens who should be valued and that childhood is a gift that should be celebrated before it is gone.

Read more.

Bush Kindy philosophy

OUR MANIFESTO

  1. celebrate being in nature
  2. celebrate community
  3. celebrate childhood
  4. celebrate diversity
  5. celebrate inclusivity
  6. celebrate connection to country
  7. celebrate children as valued citizens

Read more.

Bush Kindy manifesto

WHAT IS NATURE PLAY

You may have heard this term being used increasingly frequently of late but perhaps are not entirely sure what it means.

I think we all acknowledge that children today have fewer freedoms and less time outdoors than previous generations. Does this matter? I guess to answer this we first have to consider what they are doing with that time instead.

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What is nature play