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NatureFolx is a land-based, outdoor curriculum and content development organization. They work with private schools, outdoor organizations and not-for-profits to create curriculum and content for them to use with their students or clients. NatureFolx aims to develop accessible land-based curriculum that takes into account both western and traditional knowledge systems. NatureFolx donates a portion of their profits...

Families Canada is the national association of Family Support Centres focused on delivering education, training, and tools for their network of organizations to help build stronger families and communities. Families Canada's series called "Why Play?" includes a number of expert-approved resources (e.g., activity cards, books, pamphlets) on the latest best practices and science related to children's...

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...

Farm to Cafeteria Canada has launched a new school food map and is intended for use by anyone who’s passionate about transforming how food is experienced, learned and celebrated at school. For schools, getting on the map can help celebrate your school's efforts, connect with other schools, and contribute to national data. For community partners,...

In 2021, Metropolis – a global network of major cities and metropolitan areas – launched a global call for children to draw their hopes for the city of the future. The resulting report: “How do children imagine the future of their metropolises” is the result of an analysis of children’s contributions in response to that...

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...

Spirit North is a not-for-profit organization that aims to empower Indigenous youth through sport and play. Their 2021-2022 Community Impact Report provides a 5-year overview of their initiatives, shares stories of success, and highlights their reach, impact, and vision. In particular, they highlight how sport and play can serve to advance reconciliation in Canada, by...

Parachute’s podcast, “Popping the Bubble Wrap”, is geared towards “the household safety officer”, aka the person in a household who thinks/worries/makes decisions about safety.   In each episode, a round table of parents chat with Pam Fuselli – president and CEO of Parachute – about an injury topic they worry and want to know more about –...

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 2022 Park People Report focuses on how collaboration, mindfulness, and power-sharing in parks can help nurture and repair relationships between ourselves, our communities, and the wider natural world. The report includes data on the latest national and local trends in parks including the observed trend of increased interested in adventure play in parks (e.g.,...