Playing in the dirt, picking up bugs, splashing in puddles - being a kid is pretty fun.
It's not all about fun though, this kind of play in nature can be beneficial to children as they grow. The more sedentary our lives become, the more important getting out in nature becomes.
That's the belief of Celia Hogan. She's calling on the Minister of Education to change legislation to allow Early Childhood Centres to be outdoors full time.
The petition for these bush kindergartens already gained 2000 signatures.
Founder of Little Kiwis Nature Play, Celia Hogan tells us how it works.