All the outside activities in one handy place!

He kete haerenga mō waho - A pack of Outside Adventures

Created by SKIP, the Department of Conservation and Sparklers as a joint project, these 9 sweet little adventures are perfect for younger tamariki and totally bubble friendly. These special release activity cards have been created especially for Conservation Week and Te Wiki o te Reo Māori.

Here's where you'll find the Outside Adventures.


Arohia Te Taiao - Take a Moment to Notice Nature

This is the mahi of the Department of Conservation for Te Wiki Tiaki Ao Tūroa - Conservation Week. The 5 super cool activities are developed for school use, but make it so easy to head outside and do. They're all located here and include:

  • Take a Moment to Read in Nature - Head outside to a cosy spot and spend time reading!
  • Take a Moment to Notice Nature - Head outside and follow some movements that make you more aware of your surroundings. The movement ideas are outlined on the activity guide here.
  • Take a Moment to Discover Nature - Head outside on a fun scavenger hunt. The items to find are located here.
  • Take a Moment to Create in Nature - Head outside with a pencil or art supplies and draw or paint what you see.
  • Take a Moment to Listen in Nature - Head outside to focus on hearing the experience of outside!

And there are loads more Te Wiki Tiaki Ao Tūroa activities and ideas here!

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40 Ka Pai Things to Do Outside

Created alongside the Department of Conservation to help during bubble time, these quick and simply outside ideas for tamariki and whānau have been super popular.

Download a copy of 40 Ka Pai Things to Do Outside