A pediatric physiotherapist and nature play program director discusses why active outdoor play is so important for kids’ development.
As parents, it can be anxiety-inducing to watch our children take part in risky play. These tips will help you to support and encourage them.
These active outdoor games are variations of Hide and Seek. They’ll get kids moving and having fun while remaining physically distanced.
Playgrounds should be fun, welcoming, accessible spaces for all kids. Here’s a look at how to make them more inclusive.
If your kids are learning from home this school year, here are some DIY ideas for ways to get them moving outdoors during “recess” time.
There’s a steep hill in our local forest that my kids (ages one, four, and six) love to scale. It’s muddy, slippery, and full of tree roots, with ample opportunities to fall, get up, and fall again. I absolutely love watching them challenge themselves to do this, because I can see how it builds their … Continued
You’ll likely remember these five classic games from your own childhood. Teach your kids these fun new-to-them games, and then play along with them!
As we all navigate COVID-19, active, outdoor play is exactly what our kids need. Here are some tips to help them get outside, get creative, and get messy.
The Explore Your 2.4 program encourages children to get outdoors, explore their neighbourhoods, and spend more time in independent play.
These creative and explorative nature activities will help you and your kids get outside, learn new things, and have fun together.