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Healthy children/ healthy spaces conference

This conference will explore the roles that outdoor spaces, risk, perceptions of risk and liability, access to safe, inspiring outdoor play, learning and living have on the health of our children and communities.

Location

Ottawa
Canada
Event date: 
14 Nov 2010 (All day) - 16 Nov 2010 (All day)

In focus: Forest kindergarten

Author: 
South Lanarkshire TV & Forestry Commission Scotland
Publication Date: 
13 Aug 2010
Entered Date: 
3 Nov 2010

Keep the aspirations flying

Author: 
Teachers.tv
Publication Date: 
28 Apr 2006
Entered Date: 
20 Jan 2010

Useful links

Forest School Canada
Forest School Canada is a national education initiative of the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada, and is striving to become a not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to foster rich learning experiences, ecological literacy, and healthy living by connecting children to nature through the use of the Forest School model in the early, primary, and secondary years.

Print resources

Books and reports

Outdoor Learning in the early years: Management and innovation (3rd ed)
Bilton, H. Routledge, 2010. (publishers info)

Bringing the Steiner Waldorf approach to your early years practice (2nd ed)
Nicol, J. Green, S (Ed).  Routledge, 2010.(publisher's info)

Materials available online

Theoretical perspectives

Children's right to play: An examination of the importance of play in the lives of children worldwide. Lester, S., & Russell. W. (2010). Working papers in: Early Childhood Development. Bernard van Leer Foundation.

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