Christina Renowden (Creator/Operator of Leap into Nature)
Christina completed a Bachelor of Conservation Ecology with Honours and worked as a zoologist for over 10 years. She now focuses her energy on facilitating childrens learning experiences in nature. She has been running a Junior Nature Club for over 2 years in Melbourne and also runs outreach programs for kindergartens and primary schools such as 'Bug Detectives' and 'Fantastic Frogs'. Christina presents a variety of programs with focused, interactive and hands-on activities to educate children about nature and science.
Natalie Cross (Bush Kindergarten Teacher)
Natalie is an advocate for children, families and the community. She is currently teaching in Glen Eira and has established a bush kindergarten at her education service. Natalie works with local schools, health professionals, early intervention therapists, bilingual workers and a range of other professional services to optimise outcomes in the critical stage of early learning and development. She is qualified with a Master of Teaching (Early Years) and passionate about connecting children to nature as a powerful means to stimulate creativity, social skills, emotional regulation and language development and many more educational outcomes.
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