Senses in Nature

Senses in Nature

A program for the younger students, this program encourages the use of all five senses in a series of creative, mindful and fun nature based activities.

Duration:  90 minutes

Year Levels: P-2

Cost: $330 for schools (GST incl).

Notes on cost:

  • For schools a minimum of two sessions is required for booking the NP4K team.
  • Other organisations, please contact NP4K for a quote.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will participate in guided investigations using their senses
  • Students will participate in play that promotes engagement with the natural environment
  • Students will begin to develop an understanding how being in nature can promote positive wellbeing


  • Tuning the senses
  • Magnifying glasses
  • Sound mapping
  • Meet a tree
  • Barefoot walking
  • Smells in nature

Australian Curriculum: Content Descriptors

Our incursions link to the cross-curriculum priority of sustainability and to the learning areas of Literacy, Science, Health & Physical Education and Visual Arts. General capabilities, of critical and creative thinking and personal and social capability, are also embedded.

For a detailed list of curriculum standards addressed at particular year levels, please contact us via email.