To grow happy and healthy communities across Canada.
EcoKids inspires children, adults, and communities to become environmental stewards through outdoor play and experiences.
Started in 1994, EcoKids offers programs and resources for children, parents, educators, and communities in Canada to engage in environmental education. EcoKids is designed to inspire children to become life-long environmental stewards through outdoor play and experiences.
CAMPAIGNS AND PROGRAMS
Our play programs bring outdoor, unstructured play back into the lives of children in childcare settings, schools, camps, and public spaces.
Our learning resources help children, parents, educators, and communities discover the value of outdoor play and how it supports healthy child development and environmental awareness.
Our action resources help children, parents, educators, and communities create opportunities for outdoor play in schools and neighbourhoods.
What People Are Saying
"To be recognized by such an esteemed Canadian charity inspires Calstone to continue to strive to reach new sustainable solutions that ensure our company manufactures with the smallest environmental footprint inspiring others along the way. "
— Calstone, 2014 Hometown Heroes Small Business Award Winner
"Thank you so much for these lessons. I hope that you will continue to create interesting, relevant, age- and language-appropriate ESL material for the primary level. It is so necessary!"
— Ann Faircloth, Teacher, St. Jérôme, QC
"The JCSC is honoured to receive this award ... The recognition comes at an exciting time and will help further our restoration efforts by increasing the biodiversity within the Junction Creek watershed. "
— Junction Creek Stewardship Committee, 2014 Hometown Heroes Group Award
"Thank you very much for developing lesson plans for English Language Learners. The materials for stage 1 and 2 learners are especially helpful as it is often difficult to find simplified and illustrated materials for some of these topics. "
— Anne Walker, ESL/ELD Resource Teacher Durham District School Board, ON
"I think EcoKids is an awesome site for kids. It is cool because you can play games & activities. I hope you join EcoKids!"
— Warren, age 7, Littleton