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An online tool to help parents and caregivers gain the confidence to allow their kids to engage in more outdoor play.

  • Outdoor play policy framework
  • Loose parts play policy framework
  • FAQs about play
  • Standard of care checklist
  • how to foster collaborative decision-making

The latest ParticiPACTION report card on physical activity for children and youth and many other resources.

Position Statement on Active outdoor Play

Active outdoor Play Statement form the Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health

Risk in Play and Learning: Ubud-Hoor Declaration

A unifying document outlining why the City of Calgary believe play is important and how we can create a community that supports and encourages comprehensive play opportunities for all Calgary children

A network of leaders and organizations working together to galvanize an outdoor play movement across Canada

Thinking outside the classroom: transforming Canadian schoolyards into dynamic environments for learning, growing and playing

A documentary episode on CBC Nature of Things on the Power of Play, featuring Dr. Mariana Brussoni’s work

An article on The Conversation Canada discussing how outdoor play is the best medicine for children

The Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development contains the most up-to-date scientific knowledge on early childhood development and features “Outdoor Play” as a topic