Extension Early Childhood

2022 Professional Development Dates

Nebraska Extension’s Early Childhood Team is pleased to be able to offer a variety of on-line classes to meet the needs of the Early Childhood Workforce. If you have any questions, please contact tlc@unl.edu.

Need free continuing education hours? Check out our online resources here!

           CHIME           Fit & Healthy Kids           Read for Resilience          Look Who's Hatching         EAT-Family Style           On-Demand

Parenting Resources

Parenting Newsletter- is a free parenting newsletter that is delivered by email and specific to a child’s age and needs. They are designed so that information that is relevant to your family is automatically delivered to you just in time! Find it here.

EAT-Family Style @ Home- The benefits of family meals include: the development of positive eating habits, creation of stronger parent-child bonds, and better school performance. EAT Family Style @ Home supports families with quick, easy, and fun ways to make mealtimes healthy, enjoyable and less stressful for everyone. Together we can all create memorable mealtimes. Find more resources here!

1000 Hours Outside!- Creating a community of child care programs and families that are striving to increase the time they spend outdoors with children in their care! 1000 Hours Outside      Children Thrive Outside Challenge

A Beautiful Day- A Beautiful Day is a safe, fun, virtual play space with ad-free videos with fun activities for families and children in Nebraska and across the world experiencing social distancing due to the pandemic. We created this space as a way to share ideas, to foster learning and play, and to support caregivers experiencing physical distancing. We hope you enjoy playing with us! #abeautifuldayUNL. Find the videos and resources here!

Check out other great Early Childhood Development Resources here!

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