Remember how you played as a child?
Did you spend a lot of time outside, building forts, climbing trees, inventing new games and get your hands dirty, without any grownups interfering?
This type of play is rapidly disappearing from our world.
Why does Earth Day Canada care so much,
and why should you?
Because kids who don’t get outside, who aren’t stimulated by their environment, won’t grow up with any motivation to protect our planet. And kids who don’t connect to their inner nature through creative play won’t be as resilient as generations before them.
That’s why we’re dedicating this year’s campaign to outdoor play. There are lots of different ways to get involved — you can start by scrolling down this page!