Physical Activity & Screen Time: A Texas Healthy Building Blocks Training

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

Creating healthy habits is a critical element of quality early childhood programs. This course reviews practices that promote physical activity in young children. It is aligned with Texas Healthy Building Blocks recognition criteria and was developed with support from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Course Information

The purpose of this online course is to help early childhood professionals adopt strategies to support children's development of healthy, active lifestyles. It addresses science-based best practices that can be applied in any care and early education program.

Once you have completed this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify age-appropriate amounts of physical activity and screen time
  • Effectively engage children in physical activity and screen time
  • Design effective policies and educational opportunities

This course is aligned with the guidelines of the Texas Healthy Building Blocks recognition program. It was developed with funding from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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