Take it Outside!: The Importance of Outdoor Play
2 hours (0.2 CEUs)
This course explores the importance of outdoor time and outdoor play in order to promote healthy habits in children. Research shows that children today spend less time playing outdoors than any previous generation. For happier, healthier, and stronger children, plus to maintain healthy body weight, discover ways to encourage them to get outside, get moving, and connect with the natural world.
Content Area II: Steps to advance children’s physical and intellectual development
II.D: Promoting Physical Development
It covers CDA Subject Area 2: Steps to Advance Children’s Physical and Intellectual Development. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event, or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.