Penn Foster Career School’s Child Development Certificate program consists of four courses to help you gain the knowledge and skills relevant in early childhood education. Plus, the Child Development Certificate fulfills the 120 hours of formal education related to professional child care that is required in order to apply for the CDA credential.
This certificate is designed to meet the CDA requirement for 120 hours of formal education related to professional child care, covering the fundamentals of early childhood education, child growth and development, and health, safety, and nutrition for young children.
Textbook: Foundations of Early Childhood Education: Teaching Children in a Diverse Setting
Textbook: Child Development
Early childhood educators are responsible for selecting developmentally appropriate toys for children of various age groups and stages of development. For this graded project, research the guidelines for selecting developmentally appropriate toys for a child in a specific age group.
Textbook: Observing Development of the Young Child