Outdoor and Nature Play and Language Development

Type
Course
Date of Publication
February 22, 2024
Price
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Overview

Increased engagement in outdoor and nature play can benefit young children's learning across all developmental domains. The purpose of this 2-hour course is to offer early childhood professionals strategies for supporting children's language development through outdoor play and learning activities.

Course Information

Increased engagement in outdoor and nature play can benefit young children's learning across all developmental domains.

The purpose of this 2-hour course is to offer early childhood professionals strategies for supporting children's language development through outdoor play and learning activities.

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

  • Understand the importance of play in child development;
  • Identify ways that outdoor and nature play positively impact language development; and
  • Implement materials and strategies to create a language-rich outdoor and nature play environment.

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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