Family and Community Engagement in Outdoor and Nature Play

Type
Course
Date of Publication
February 15, 2024
Price
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Overview

Outdoor and nature play can bring early childhood professionals, families, and community partners together in support of young children's learning. The purpose of this 2-hour course is to share examples of successful efforts to engage families and communities around outdoor and nature play and prompt early childhood professionals to reflect on opportunities that might work well in their programs.

Course Information

Outdoor and nature play can bring early childhood professionals, families, and community partners together in support of young children's learning.

The purpose of this 2-hour course is to share examples of successful efforts to engage families and communities around outdoor and nature play and prompt early childhood professionals to reflect on opportunities that might work well in their programs.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify ways to engage families in your efforts to expand access to outdoor and nature play for children in your program;
  • Find and connect with community partners who can support your efforts to expand access to outdoor and nature play for children in your program; and
  • Take an active role in championing outdoor and nature play experiences for young children in your community.

The development of this online course was 100% funded by federal Child Care and Development Funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as part of an $8,000,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission.

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