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Composite: Cornwallis Island poppy (Papaver cornwallisense) and an illustration of a sun-salutation stretching pose.

Stretching Out, Arctic-Plant Style!

Make like an Arctic plant: chill out and try these simple stretching poses.

Pots of paint beside a flower painted on pavement.

Chalk-Paint Flowers

Recipes and Illustrations

Make your own sidewalk-chalk paint. Paint the flowers of the provinces and territories with the help of our templates. Get the instructions.

Ice cream with toppings in a bowl.

Ice-Cream Toppings

Recipes and Facts

Simple recipes for ice-cream toppings—inspired by plants that need the cold. The recipes.

Detail from the caribou (Rangifer tarandus) colouring page.

Colouring Pages

Free

Creative and relaxing—printable colouring pages for all ages, inspired by nature.

Collage: Details from the sheet, couloured in.

Word Games

Try some paper-based word games. Each sheet has pictures to colour, too!

Un collage qui montre la poupée et quelques vêtements.

Flat-Botanist Paper Dolls

Colour and cut out these paper dolls and their outdoor clothes.

Several origami figures.

Origami

Easy-to-follow instructions on how to make several origami figures from the natural world.

A detail from the Traditional String Figure instruction sheet.

String Figure

Arctic Hare

Make a traditional Inuit string figure that "hops"! String length: 130 cm (50 in.).

A walrus (Odobenus rosmarus).

Wallpaper

For Computer or Mobile

Spiff up your wallpaper with one of our stunning photos. Try them all!

Une femme et un groupe d'enfants transportent des sacs à ordures sur la plage.

Ocean Plastics SOS

Eight actions you can take now to help reduce plastic pollution in the ocean.

Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis).

Native-Plant Gardening

Helpful Leaflets

Practical advice and information to help you with native plants in gardening.