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.


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


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

Make your own equipment

Learn to make your own bean bag, hopscotch marker, racquet and ball, sidewalk chalk and yogi rope.