Links

CHILDREN

A Canada Fit for Children (.pdf)
National Plan of Action; Government of Canada 05/04

A World Fit for Children (.pdf)
Resolution adopted by the General Assembly; United Nations 05/10/02

HEALTH

Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids (.pdf)
Report of Standing Committee on Health; Government of Canada 03/07

Atlas of Cardiovascular Health in the Champlain District
Champlain LHIN 2008

ENVIRONMENT

David Suzuki Foundation Blog Posts Worth a Read

Opening the Door to the Outdoors
Developing effective outdoor programming...

Outdoor Play Experience
Indicators of best practices...

Nature Child Reunion
Encouraging healthy development of chldren through play...

Children & Nature Network
Reconnecting children with nature...

PLAY

Play England
Making space for play...

Space 2 Place

Designing play spaces for children...

EDUCATION

Reach Every Student - Energizing Ontario Education (.pdf)
Ontario Ministry of Education 2008

Shaping Our Schools, Shaping Our Future (.pdf)
Report of the Working Group on Environmental Education; Government of Ontario 06/07

Richard Louv Talks About Nature Deficit Disorder
Richard Louv talks to MiNDFOOD about 'nature deficit disorder', the lure of the screen and shares his tips for helping kids reconnect with nature.

CHILD FRIENDLY

Livable Cities - Planning Healthy and Child Friendly Communities
Transcripts of keynote speeches, slides, papers, and audio presentations from the 48th International Making Cities Livable conference

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

The Contribution of Early Childhood Education to Sustainable Society (.pdf)
UNESCO 2008

CANADIAN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES ONLINE

Building Children's Understanding of the World through Environmental Inquiry
Natural Curiosity - A Resource for Teachers

Learning for a Sustainable Future