Publications & Research

Anne-Marie Morrissey, Llewellyn Wishart & Deborah Moore 2020, Early childhood outdoor environments: places for play, learning and wellbeing, Chapter 5 in Anna Kilderry & Bridie Raban (eds) Strong Foundations: Evidence informing practice in early childhood education, ACER Press.

Llewellyn Wishart, Carolina Cabezas-Benalcázar, Anne-Marie Morrissey & Vincent L. Versace 2018, ‘Traditional vs naturalised design: a comparison of affordances and physical activity in two preschool playscapes’Landscape Research,

Llewellyn Wishart & Elizabeth Rouse 2018, ‘Pedagogies of outdoor spaces: an early childhood educator professional learning journey’, Early Child Development and Care, DOI: 10.1080/03004430.2018.1450250

Wishart, L 2018, ‘Early childhood educator perceptions of children’s physical activity and the outdoors’, NZ International Research in Early Childhood Education Journal, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 1–16. Retrieved from

Janet Moles & Llewellyn Wishart,  2016, Reading the map: locating and navigating the academic skills development of pre-service teachers, Journal of university teaching & learning practice, vol. 13, no. 3, Article number: 4, pp. 1-15. URL:


Anne-Marie Morrissey, Caroline Scott & Llewellyn Wishart 2015, ‘Infant and Toddler Responses to a Redesign of Their Childcare Outdoor Play Space’, Children, Youth and Environments, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 29-56. Article Stable URL:

Morrissey, AM, Scott, C & Wishart, LE 2014, ‘Design Issues and Beneficial Outcomes from Greening a Childcare Outdoor Space for Babies and Toddlers’, Nursery Papers Technical, Issue no. 11, Nursery & Garden Industry Australia Ltd, <>.

Thies, L, Wallis, A, Turner, A, & Wishart, L 2014, Embedded academic literacies curricula: the challenges of measuring success’,  Journal of Academic Language and Learning, vol. 8, no 2. URL:

Elizabeth Rouse, Llewellyn Wishart, Anne-Marie Morrissey & Caroline Scott 2014, The Harbour Outdoors: Investigating how Children and Educators Engage with the Outdoor Learning Space at the Harbour Family and Children’s Centre. Unpublished Report, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia.

Wishart, LE 2011, ‘Nature Teaches Naturally: Present and Future Perspectives on Nature-based, Ecological and Somatic Learning’, Currents: A Journal of the Body-Mind Centering Association vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 8-11.

Wishart, LE 2009, ‘Embodying Principles, Properties, Potential in Dance: a movement research compendium’, Proximity, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 4-9.

Wishart, LE 2003, ‘Embodied Life Work Pilot Project’, Currents: A Journal of the Body-Mind Centering Association vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 37-38.

Clarke Lapin, H & Wishart, LE, 2001, ‘Body-Mind Centering and Children’s Dancing’, Currents: A Journal of the Body-Mind Centering Association vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 17-19.

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