Outdoor and Nature Play and Environmental Stewardship

Type
Course
Date of Publication
February 8, 2024
Price
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Overview

Outdoor and nature play provides an opportunity to teach young children about nature conservation and environmental stewardship. The purpose of this 2-hour course is to highlight strategies early childhood educators can use to model and teach environmental awareness and conservation principles.

Course Information

Outdoor and nature play provides an opportunity to teach young children about nature conservation and environmental stewardship.

The purpose of this 2-hour course is to highlight strategies early childhood educators can use to model and teach environmental awareness and conservation principles.

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

  • Define the importance of fostering environmental stewardship in children;
  • Describe how outdoor connections and nature interactions facilitate environmental stewardship; and
  • Develop outdoor learning spaces and activities that foster environmental stewardship.

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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