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June's New On Demand lessons

Posted: June 5, 2014

Dealing with Anger - The Children's and Yours; Exciting Backyard Science Activities; Safe Sleep Practices for Caregivers: Reduce the risk of SUID.
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Dealing with Anger – The Children's and Yours

K2 C1 Topic code 21 CDA3

Important life skills for children include learning effective ways to handle their anger. This lesson takes a developmental look at anger. Examine the common roots of angry feelings in children, infants, preschoolers, and in adult caregivers. Learn strategies to handle anger in positive ways and to reduce anger triggers in your program. (2 hours)

Exciting Backyard Science Activities

K2 C1 Topic code 11 CDA2

Help children become backyard scientists using outdoor activities for children, and learn activities for gardening with children. In this lesson, discover the top five plants for children, create a nature explorer’s kit, and help children learn about insects and the advantages of composting. (2 hours)

Safe Sleep Practices for Caregivers: Reduce the risk of SUID

K7 C1 Topic code 84 CDA1

Providing high quality sleep environments and understanding Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID) are an essential part of a child care provider’s job. There are about 4,000 sudden and unexpected deaths (SUID) in the United States each year. More than half of these deaths are caused by a commonly know type of SUID called SIDS or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This lesson focuses on defining SUID and identifying behaviors that affect and reduce the risk of sleep-related SUID. (1hour)

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