In Canada, a myriad of social and political practices have limited children's opportunities for outdoor play and the types of play spaces we design for children. ‘Intensive parenting', in which parents have close involvement in and control of children's lives to ensure that they reach their full potential (Einboden, Rudge, & Varcoe, 2013; Shirani, Henwood, & Coltart, 2012; Wall & Arnold, 2007; Zelizer, 1985), has shifted values regarding children and the outdoor play spaces where they ...
Outdoor Play Spaces in Canada: As if Children Mattered
Outdoor Play Spaces in Canada: As If Children Mattered
OUTDOOR PLAY IN A CANADIAN CONTEXT