This international project includes seven case study research sites, or collaboratories, in Canada, England, Australia, and the United States. The purpose of this project is to advance our understanding of children’s relations with their environment in order to synthesize knowledge at local, national, and global levels regarding children’s creative responses to the impacts of climate […]
Resources for educators, caregivers, camp leaders, and after-school program leaders who want to deliver physical literacy instruction to children. Active for Life is a national initiative created to help parents give their children the right start in life through the development of physical literacy.
Countryside Classroom helps teachers to find resources, places to visit and school support relating to the themes of food, farming and the natural environment. Our site contains a range of quality assured educational content from hundreds of contributors. We aim to inspire and enable teachers to use food, farming and the natural environment more often, […]
Children who spend time in nature are also healthier and more likely to care for nature as adults. Teachers across Canada agree! They’ve downloaded more than 10,000 copies of our educational guides. From coast to coast to coast, educators are taking their students outside. And they’re reporting that it’s good for students and those who […]
Outdoor learning offers a host of social, mental, and academic outcomes for your students that they can benefit from year-round. Outdoor educators will share some ideas, tips, and tools to extend successful outdoor learning into the winter months.
Earth Rangers is the kids’ conservation organization, committed to instilling environmental knowledge, positivity, and the confidence to take action in every child in Canada. We do this through a variety of free programming that children can participate in at school, at home, and in their communities. All of these programs are educational and engaging – […]
A series of colouring & activity pages created by the Conservation Council of New Brunswick’s Learning Outside project and Marine Program. Each page features a NB habitat with key species named. They are available in English & French or are bi-lingual (English, French).
Trees of Canada: This resource allows you to explore the native and introduced trees that grow in Canada.
This field of Raccoon Circle training provides hundreds of activities, adventure-based learning opportunities, teachable moments and facilitated learning, using a simple, and inexpensive prop. It is the perfect resource for day and resident camp counselors, playground teachers, recreational therapists, group work and teamwork specialists, wilderness trip leaders, wilderness youth-at-risk programs, corporate trainers, and rope course […]
Flow Learning provides a simple framework that allows you to structure nature awareness classes for best effect. You can meet people where they are in interest and energy level, and then guide them step-by-step toward more meaningful and profound nature experiences.