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Taking Infants Outdoors

Course: #31375Level: IntroductorySubject Area: Planning a safe and healthy learning environment1 Hour 62 Reviews
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This course will identify the benefits of outdoor play for infants, specifically addressing ideas for playtime outside. Participants will learn how to recognize six tips to safely introduce infants to the outdoors. Discussion will also include different outdoor temperatures and strategies for weather conditions.

Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "Outdoor Safety for Infants, Toddler, and Preschoolers", course #31440. which is offered for 0.3 CEUs.

Please Note: While our Health and Safety courses cover some topics that are required for preservice and ongoing training, your licensing agency may require specific, pre-approved courses. Please check with your licensing agency to determine whether Health and Safety courses on continued can be applied to your individual requirements.

Course created on December 12, 2018

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 3 benefits of outdoor play for infants.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify outside playtime games for infants.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe when it is too hot, too cold, or too wet to take infants outside.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe 6 tips to safely introduce infants to the outdoors.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction & Setting the stage for taking infants outdoors
10-20 Minutes 3 Benefits of Outdoor Play for Infants
20-35 Minutes Good Outdoor Experiences for Infants * Safe and stimulating places are present for exploring * Games which help babies develop* Supporting and accommodating infant, staff, and family culture
35-55 Minutes Tips to Safely Introduce Infants to the Outdoors 1. Protect babies from the sun 2. Be aware of surroundings 3. Bug safety 4. Dirt safety 5. Seasonal allergies 6. Chemicals
55-60 Minutes Summary and Conclusion

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Heather Olsen was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. She is a co-author of "SAFE and fun playgrounds: A handbook". Non-financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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