Planning Outdoor and Nature Play Activities

Type
Course
Date of Publication
February 15, 2024
Price
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Overview

Planning effective outdoor and nature play experiences to support young children's learning requires an intentional approach. The purpose of this 2-hour course is to help early childhood educators and directors translate the intentional teaching practices they likely already use in other areas to create outdoor and nature play activity plans tailored to the individual needs of the children in each group within the program.

Course Information

Planning effective outdoor and nature play experiences to support young children's learning requires an intentional approach.

The purpose of this 2-hour course is to help early childhood educators and directors translate the intentional teaching practices they likely already use in other areas to create outdoor and nature play activity plans tailored to the individual needs of the children in each group within the program.

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

  • Articulate the importance of intentional planning for outdoor and nature play experiences to support young learners;
  • Describe essential components for planning high-quality learning experiences through outdoor and nature play; and
  • Develop preliminary plans for quality learning activities in the context of outdoor and nature play.

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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