Research References

  • Christopher, T. (2010). The green hour. A daily dose of nature for happier, healthier, smarter kids. Trumpeter Books, Canada.
  • Children and Nature Network (2009). Nature Club for Families Toolkit. Pilot edition. Children and Nature Network. http://www.childrenandnature.org/resources/. Accessed 12/6/12.
  • Deakin University and Parks Victoria (2008). Healthy Parks Healthy People: The health benefits of contact with nature in a park context. A review of relevant literature. 2nd Edition. School of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences. Deakin University, Burwood, Melbourne.
  • Louv, R. (2010). Last Child in the Woods. Saving our children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. Atlantic Books, London.
  • Ward, J. (2008). I Love Dirt. 52 activities to help you and your kids discover the wonders of nature. Trumpeter Books, London.

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