For more additional information, resources, and aid for active school travel, visit our ASRTS partners at Green Communities Canada.
Active School Travel Calendar
Find ways to celebrate walking and biking to school and taking environmental action all year long with this Active School Travel Calendar. Celebrate national days and challenges, or make up your own! Be sure to take part in Bike to School Month, Clean Air Day, and International Walk to School Month with us.
We have created a number of activity sheets to be used in the classroom, to promote an active and healthy lifestyle.
Calling all school teachers! You are one of the first lines of defense in the environmental movement. In the years to come, future generations will decide the fate of this planet. We know you’re our best shot for teaching important environmental themes and establishing healthy habits. Here is our list of resources to help make your classroom a little greener this year!
Internal School Newsletters
We have created a number of short articles that schools can download and include in their newsletters. Please note that if you publish any of these in your school newsletter, that credit is given to Green Action Centre (Source: www.GreenActionCentre.ca). You can currently choose from the following subjects:
School patrols are role models at your school that ensure their peers are travelling safely around your school. Visit our school patrol program page for valuable information and links.
The ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth is the most comprehensive assessment of child and youth physical activity in Canada. This Report Card includes new Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep – the first of their kind in the world –and, for the first time, assigns a Sleep grade.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) developed this guide with the vision of all schools in Manitoba and their communities to be sustainable.