Indoors Out and Outdoors In: Connecting Infants and Toddlers to Animals and Nature

Come think outside the box! Experiences with nature and animals foster empathy and self-confidence. Learn fun hands-on activities and explore PBS Kids programming that extends children’s understanding of nature and connects children to the world around them. Learn to use children’s natural curiosity to promote positive social and emotional growth, community, and creativity. Let’s bring the outside environment and living animals into infant and toddler classrooms and take classroom strategies outside!

Training Level: Basic
Target Age Group: Infants, Toddlers
DHR Training Areas: QCCL
Subject Areas: 1, 2, 3, 8
Content Areas: LEE
Training Areas: 13, 20
Quality Indicator: C: Developmentally Appropriate Practice

This training funded by the Alabama Department of Human Resources.

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