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It’s better when we play together!  From The Steadward Centre and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities, The Inclusive Play Leadership Resource is an online resource that helps leaders in children’s physical activity and recreation create and lead inclusive play experiences for kids of all abilities! Learn how to support games and playground play that are engaging...

From The Steadward Centre, The Playground Guide for Inclusive Play is designed to support facilitated playground play with and for children who experience disabilities. These play ideas and suggested games aim to provide the foundation for play program plans. These games and activities were originally developed on the Canadian Tire Jumpstart Inclusive Playgrounds but include...

The Outdoor Practitioner is a free online magazine created by Muddy Faces, a UK-based organization that aims to support everyone in benefiting from being outside and connecting to nature. The Outdoor Practitioner magazine aims to support practitioners with their work and play outside, whether they are just starting their outdoor teaching and learning journey, or...

The Nature Connection Handbook, by Finding Nature's Dr. Miles Richardson and Dr. Carly W Butler, offers guidance and support to those seeking to promote connections with nature. This beautifully illustrated online resource highlights the importance of fostering nature connections, offers five simple pathways to start building nature connection, outlines the evidence-based pathways to nature connection...

The Adventure Report is a blog based out of Ottawa. The website features a Trail Finder map for trails in and around Ottawa and the Adventure Report Hiking Challenge. Blog posts cover topics such as camping, trail reports and hiking with kids.   Check out the Adventure Report here....

The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association has a series of tools to support municipalities in creating Play Declarations; formal, signed commitments for communities/municipalities to share a vision for play. Resources include 'how-to' guides, video presentations and executive summaries for use with decision-makers, and webinar presentations for practitioners (featuring a quote from OPC Chair Dr. Mark...

PHE Canada has developed a robust resource of physical education activities to support children and youth in getting active both at home and in school. The activities are focused on promoting physical competencies surrounding the themes of 'move', 'think', 'feel', and 'act'. Activities are categorized according to grade level (K-3, 4-6, 7-12) and are downloadable...

Written by Tim Gill and published & copyrighted by Play Wales, the Weighing up risks and benefits in children's play info sheet outlines why risk is important in children's play, the importance of finding a balance between protecting against injury and promoting beneficial play opportunities, and guidance on how to do so. Read the full info...

Inclusive Playgrounds, led by the Canadian Disability Participation Project, presents thirteen evidence-informed recommendations for designing inclusive playgrounds to enable participation for children with disabilities, provides a diagram of a potential inclusive playground illustrating how these recommendations can be implemented, and provides a short description of how the recommendations were identified. Check out the Inclusive Playgrounds Resource...

Enseigner Dehors is a French resource that aims to equip school staff (for both elementary and secondary schools) in bringing learning outdoors. The resource includes a guide with tips & tricks, an activity bank, guidance on how to set-up outdoor learning environments, a toolbox with videos & links to other organizations, as well as a...