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Event Details

Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood

: 319583
Level 1 – Explores
Monday, October 14, 2019  
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
(3.00 Hours)

Description

Course ID 140737
As children naturally discover, explore, and experience their environment, guided activities help them gain valuable skills: observing, listening, identifying, classifying, making sensory comparisons, and communicating. Attend and experience nature-based activities designed to help children develop their cognitive, social, physical, auditory skills. Participants will get a music CD and the “PLT Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood” book, which contains 11 thematic units consisting of: a main activity, music/movement, reading/writing, snack, art, outdoor play, math/manipulatives, woodworking, and family connections. Bonus: While children of all ages are suffering from “Nature Deficit Disorder,” nature is especially effective for children with special needs.. Fee is $25 to cover cost of book and music CD. Participants may go outdoors for this workshop. Dress accordingly.
This course addresses most of Core Competency: II, especially children’s physical and intellectual development; and Parent Aware Indicator: 4 (Curriculum Implementation).
 

Bunker Hills Activities Center
550 Bunker Lake Boulevard NorthwestAndover, MN 55304
County Anoka

Registration

Event Fee
Registration Closed
Register By
10/7/2019
Required?
Yes

Contact

Think Small (Email)
Think Small (Child Care Aware of MN-Metro District/Region 11: Hennepin & Ramsey Counties)
10 Yorkton Court
Saint Paul, MN 55117
Phone (651) 641-3549
Fax (651) 645-0990

Think Small (Child Care Aware of MN-Metro District/Region 11: Hennepin & Ramsey Counties)

Delivery Methods

Classroom

Assessment/Evaluation

Other - n/a

Description

As children naturally discover, explore, and experience their environment, guided activities help them gain valuable skills: observing, listening, identifying, classifying, making sensory comparisons, and communicating. Attend and experience nature-based activities designed to help children develop their cognitive, social, physical, auditory skills. Participants will get a music CD and the “PLT Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood” book, which contains 11 thematic units consisting of: a main activity, music/movement, reading/writing, snack, art, outdoor play, math/manipulatives, woodworking, and family connections. Bonus: While children of all ages are suffering from “Nature Deficit Disorder,” nature is especially effective for children with special needs.. Fee is $25 to cover cost of book and music CD. Participants may go outdoors for this workshop. Dress accordingly.
This course addresses most of Core Competency: II, especially children’s physical and intellectual development; and Parent Aware Indicator: 4 (Curriculum Implementation).


3.00 Hours

Course Level

Level 1 – Explores

Approved clock hour course

Course Category

Early Childhood

General Course

II.A: Creating Positive Learning Experiences (3 Hours)

CDA Content Areas

Content Area II: Steps to advance children’s physical and intellectual development (3 Hours)

Early Childhood Classroom Staff
School-Age Classroom Staff

Preschoolers
School Age