Recommended Resources

Our ConTiGO Approach grew from the work of respected leaders, teachers, and therapists who have advocated for children’s nature play for decades! We have lots of books, tried-and-true toys, quality supplies & must-have gear that we often recommend to families and therapists who are passionate about nature connection and outdoor play. Check out our lists of recommended resources in our Amazon store!

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Resources from the book-

Therapy in the Great Outdoors

Page 13- Here are links to the excellent STAR Center videos on managing behavior using a developmental approach:

Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3

Page 20 (& p. 86 & p. 162)- Here is our video on how to tie the bowline knot and hang a stick swing.

Page 50- Our favorite origami boat instructions with good visual cues. You can print these to take them in the forest for nature-based therapy sessions.

Page 57- Our favorite simple paper airplane instructions with printable templates.

Please let us know if there are other resources you need for your nature-based therapy sessions!