Outdoors: The Ultimate Playground

Outdoors: The Ultimate Playground

Outdoors: The Ultimate Playground is a physical activity resource for child care providers, educators and parents of children 6 - 12 years. It provides games that encourages children to be physically active throughout the year.

Adopting an active lifestyle at a young age can decrease the chances of developing heart problems, hypertension, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes and cancer. Regular physical activity strengthens bones, builds muscles, works the heart and contributes to a healthy body weight and lifestyle.

Highlights

Children playing ball in the winter

Crocodile Island

A fun ball game for 10-15 players, ages 8-12 years. The game can be adapted for different skill levels and abilities.

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Safety

Tips on playing safely and how to dress for play in the summer and winter.

Games

46 games in 5 categories: ball, group, hopscotch, rope and tag games.