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Outdoor Play: Creating Engaging Environments | June 28, 2021




Quality Early Learning Starts Here

Training and Tools to Elevate the Early Childhood Experience


Outdoor Play: Creating Engaging Environments

Develop a deeper understanding of the importance of outdoor environments in young children’s development during this online course. Explore activities and materials needed to implement more engaging outdoor play experiences for young children. Design an outdoor plan for your early childhood space.

KCF: II.B: Promoting Cognitive Development


Monday, June 28, 2021

  • 6:30pm – 8:30pm (Central Standard Time)



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Kimberly Giles

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Kimberly Giles Giertz has been working in the early childhood field for over 27 years and has over 30 years of experience educating adults. She has experience in both Child Care Center and Family Child Care settings.  Kimberly works with the National Family Child Care Association as an accreditation observer and as a Professional Development Specialist with CDA. She has worked in the areas of professional development, trainer support and mentoring through Child Care Aware of Minnesota.  Kimberly also has experience in developing educational materials and life skills coaching. She is a blogger, author and inspirational speaker. One of her passions is inspiring people to gain wisdom and knowledge to succeed. 


Important Registration Details

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Registration closes 3 days prior to training event.

To register a group please email events@thinksmallinstitute.org, or call 651.641.3549.