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The Declaration on the Child's Right to Play in Canada, produced by IPA (International Play Association) Canada is a call for individuals and organizations across Canada to promote the child's right to play at local, regional and national levels. The Declaration outlines the benefits of play for children, the role of adults in supporting the...

KidActivities.net shared an assortment of 45 relay race activities for kids. These races are fun for kids of all ages and ensure physical activity along the way.   See the full list here....

Decoda created the Indigenous LEAP Activity Cards Set as a part of a Healthy Start/Départ Santé project led by Saskatchewan Network for Health Services in French/Réseau Santé en français de la Saskatchewan. These cards are physical development activities for children ages 3-5 and feature traditional Indigenous games.   Read the document in English and French....

Kids Yoga Stories was founded by children's author Giselle Shardlow who holds a Masters of International Education with experience teaching children in Guatemala, Australia, Canada and the US. Her goal with Kids Yoga Stories is to write engaging stories that make reading fun and get kids moving. The website also features age-appropriate resources such as...

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. Learn more here....

Halifax Department of Parks & Recreation runs a Neighbourhood Placemaking program. The purpose is to celebrate and explore a neighbourhood's unique identity, connect neighbours, and create a place that people are drawn to. The projects are led by residents and can include painting municipal street intersections, building a mini library, building a neighbourhood bench, creating...

The Nova Scotia Before-and-After Program is a partnership between The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD) and the Department of Communities, Cultures and Heritage (CCH). The program is supportive of the Nova Scotia’s Let’s Get Moving Action Plan as wall as Nova Scotia’s Early Learning Curriculum Framework and is guided by the following...

WILD CHILD is an free outdoor play program for families run by childREACH in London, ON. The program is run three times per week all year round (no matter the weather) and is held in local wooded areas to support play in natural settings. childREACH recently developed a new component of their program called WILD...

West Hants Parks and Recreation offered a Learn to Geocache program. This provided an opportunity for people to learn how to Geocache in a barrier-reduced, welcoming environment.   Learn more here....

West Hants Parks and Recreation offered family-friendly guided summer beach combing and treasure hunting walks. This provided an opportunity for people to get outside and explore their local beaches.   Learn more and view upcoming events here....