Last Updated: 5/13/2016
April 28, 2018
9:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Child Care Links
Tri-Valley Conference Room
6601 Owens Drive Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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Audience: Licensed Family Home Child Care Providers, Center-Based Child Care Providers, License Exempt Providers, and Parents are welcome.
Ask a child what their favorite part of the school day is and they will most likely say OUTSIDE! Open the door and turn your learning environment inside out. Discover how to maximize outdoor activities by moving interest centers outdoors, opening up new possibilities for stimulating children’s creativity, self-discovery, and imagination. Share the wonders of nature and the environment with children even with limited outdoor spaces and resources.
• Discuss the importance and beneficial effects of connecting children with nature, animals, the community, and caring for the Earth.
• Learn how to plan and implement outdoor learning center activities that sharpen children’s cognitive abilities as well as build physical and social skills.
• Understand the value of unstructured outdoor play in promoting children’s observation, exploration, experimentation in the natural environment.
ECE Competency: Learning Environment and Curriculum
Registration is required using one of the following:
• Online HERE
• Call 925.417.8733
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