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This innovative tool was created by Metalude in collaboration with the Centre d’écologie urbaine in Montreal. Designed for municipalities, the tool aims to help public space designers and managers plan for children's play in public space. The tool connects children's play experiences and basic needs to affordances municipalities can act on. It also provides a framework for municipalities to design...

This table highlights nationwide efforts in Outdoor Early Childhood Education (ECE) licensing, covering research, policy, and practice. It includes guiding documents, legislative initiatives, and professional development opportunities. The primary aim is to showcase the collective efforts of organizations, the ECE workforce, outdoor learning advocates, and policy and research specialists dedicated to advancing outdoor ECE licensing...

Drawing on a recent research project led by Dr. Tanya Halsall from the Royal Ottawa that explored outdoor learning in Canada, this video was created to share the children’s enjoyment of outdoor learning. Using data from interviews, the video highlights children’s quotes and shares important messages about the benefits and significance of outdoor learning. This...

The OutsidePlay.org Teacher Tool is a free online tool designed by Dr. Mariana Brussoni and her research team at the University of British Columbia to help teachers support outdoor play and learning in elementary schools. The Outdoor Play and Learning tool was designed by teachers for teachers. The Outdoor Play and Learning tool aims to...

Fairplay created the newly launched 'Nature Inspiration Guide' to support parents in getting their kids (toddlers to pre-teens) outside! It includes ideas for what to do outside and information on the many benefits nature provides to children (and adults). It also offers tools to help families track the time they spend outside. This carefully curated collection...

At the 2023 Breath of Fresh Air Summit, attendees were invited to contribute to a poster on gaps in research, questions on how to advance outdoor play policy, thoughts about who we need to invite to the table and pedagogical priorities for outdoor play and learning. Download the resulting Future of Outdoor Play Poster here!    ...

Canadian Disability Participation Project (CDPP) is an alliance of university, public, private and government sector partners working together to enhance community participation among Canadians with physical disabilities. The CDPP designs, test, and implements evidence-based practices to increase the number of people with disabilities participating in the labour market, in sport and exercise, and to improve the...

The Trans Canada Trail is the longest trail network in the world that connects Canadians and visitors to nature and to one another, from coast to coast to coast, through accessible and inclusive outdoor activities. They build, maintain and steward Canada’s national trail through collaboration and partnerships! Learn more about Trans Canada Trail here!...

Co-Founder Richard Louv created the Children & Nature Network that arose from the call to action of a New Nature Movement. The Children & Nature Network's mission is to increase equitable access to nature so that children and the natural world can thrive. They have programs and information for youth, families, school, and cities. With...