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  1. Brussoni, M. and S. Herrington et al. (2017). Landscapes for play: Effects of an intervention to promote nature-based risky play in early childhood centres. 54. pp. 139-150.

  2. Dietze, B. and D. Kashin (2018). Outdoor and Nature Play in Early Childhood Education. Toronto, ON: Pearson.

  3. Houser, N. J. Cawley, A. Kolen et. al. (2019). "A Loose Parts Randomized Controlled Trial to Promote Active Outdoor Play in Preschool-aged Children: Physical Literacy in the Early Years (PLEY) Project." Methods and Protocol. 2(27). Nova Scotia: Dalhousie University.

  4. Herrington, S. and J. Nicholls. (2007). "Outdoor play spaces in Canada: The safety dance of standards as policy" Critical Social Policy 27(1). pp. 128-138.

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