Dirt Between Their Toes

Leaves crunch under crawling knees, while a passing bird captures the attention of an infant sprawled on a rug. Sand passes through the fingers, and a little one squeals as an educator rolls a large ball across the grass. Sounds idyllic right? Being outdoors with infants should be idyllic. It should be a rich, engaging and sensorial experience. In this session, participants will deepen their understanding of the developmental benefits (including physical development, emotional wellbeing and sensory integration) for babies, of outdoor play in inspiring environments. We will explore the key elements to programming for babies, from planning to observing and documentation. This engaging session will empower educators to provide environments where infants thrive; to deepen their connection with the children in their care; and to find joy in the magical moments of outdoor play with infants.

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Date And Time

This training takes place 05/03/2022 at 8:00 PM Central Time, USA.
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Length

60 Minutes


Learning Goals

Attendees will:

  • Explore the benefits of outdoor play for infants
  • Feel empowered to provide environments where infants thrive
  • Deepen their connection with the children in their care

Trainer

Nicole Halton


Competency Area

Curriculum Or Program Design

(Note that competency areas vary by region.  Our certificates display the proper terminology for an attendee’s location)

Content Level

Beginner / Intermediate


Target Audience

  • Family Child Care Providers
  • Child Care Center Teachers
  • Child Care Center Directors
  • Head Start Administrators
  • Early Head Start Teachers
  • Service Coordination Staff
  • Technical Assistance Specialists
  • Home Visitors

Age Group Focus

  • Infants (birth to 12 months)
  • Toddlers (12 months to 36 months)

National Administrator Credential Approved

No


 

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Certificates

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Support

We want to assure you have a quality training experience and are here to provide support and answer questions at any time. Contact us at jeff@explorationsearlylearning.com any time and expect a prompt response.


Technology

Live sessions take place via the ZOOM meeting platform. On-Demand sessions are hosted here at explorationsearlylearning.com. You can access all sessions from almost any desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone with a decent internet connection. If you’re reading this sentence, your device can access our sessions. Devices with larger screens provide a more enjoyable user experience.


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Recording

We record all sessions. If there are technical problems while attending a live session, or you are unable to attend live, we can set you up with access to the session’s recording. Recordings are available within 24 hours of the live event. Please note that certificates are invalid in some locations if the attendee views a recording.


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