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Make outdoors an integral part of the early experiences for infants and toddlers. In this 2-day course, you will gain knowledge and confidence in facilitating purposeful and enjoyable outdoor experiences. Find out how you can tap on natural and made-made spaces within the immediate environment of your infant care facility.


From playgrounds to community spaces, you can explore art, music, and more with the little ones anywhere. You will also learn to conduct benefit-risk assessment and explore risk management strategies, based on potential hazards and risks.


Note: Outdoor Experiences for Infants and Toddlers will be conducted via online learning until further notice. In-person lessons may resume for upcoming intakes, subject to prevailing COVID-19 measures implemented by the government. Students will be notified at least 1 week to the commencement of these intakes.

Learning Outcomes

Learners will be equipped with the knowledge and skills in the following:    

  • Design and facilitate meaningful outdoor learning activities for infants and toddlers (birth to 2).

  • Develop strategies of getting infants and toddlers outdoors and learn through play, exploration and discovery. 

  • Develop confidence in educarers’ immediate vicinity to plan, enhance and extend learning experiences.  

Entry Requirements

This course is for individuals who are ECDA-certified as EY1/EY2 educarers.

Upon Graduation

Upon completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Attainment from National Institute of Early Childhood Development (NIEC) and Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA).

Course Schedule

Open For Application Soon


Day & Time


Upcoming Intakes

14 hours

Days 1 - 2: 9am - 5pm



Please note:

  • The Nov intakes will be open only to successful applicants who have been awarded the Outdoor Learning Resource Fund*.

  • Course schedule and venue are subject to changes. NIEC reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme and amend information without prior notice. 
  • Classes will only commence if the minimum class size is met. A confirmation email will be sent to you at least 3 weeks before course commencement.

*To learn more about the Outdoor Learning Resource Fund, please contact ECDA: Outdoorlearning@ecda.gov.sg 

Have questions? Talk to us!
(Mon - Fri, 9am - 4pm)

Ms Eunice Goei
Email: Eunice_GOEI@niec.edu.sg

Phone: 6904 2620


Mr Sky Wong
Email: Sky_WONG@niec.edu.sg
Phone: 6904 2625