Christina Renowden (BK Operating Partner; 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 (Director/ 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.
Bush Kindergarten with Natalie Cross. This is a separate entity and service operating in its own right.
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