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Play Outside NC
Rewards and Benefits
Support for Play Outside NC provided by PNC Foundation’s Grow Up Great Initiative.
PNC Grow Up Great helps prepare children from birth to age five for success in school and in life.
Play Outside NC is a PNC Foundation supported project developed by the NC Institute for Child Development Professionals and UNC-TV to increase the capacity of early childhood teachers and adults with young children to help them grow early math and science knowledge and skills through the provision of a free training, tools, public events and public television programming.
Over a one-year period, the Institute partnered with UNC-TV, NC Museum of Natural Sciences and Beaufort-Hyde Partnership for Children and early childhood and outdoor learning experts.
Between June 2015 and May 2016, the project team:
Looking for more resources about early math and science, child development or outdoor learning? Check these out!
Community Events & Outreach
Three community events were held with support from the PNC Foundation grant to share Play Outside NC resources in Eastern North Carolina. The events occurred during the Week of the Young Child, April 10 – 17, 2016 in Bath, Rocky Mount and Washington.
See event pictures below!
PNC Play Outside NC TV Segments
View television segments created for the Play Outside NC project to illustrate how adults can support young children growing their understanding of early math and science concepts!
Check out more information here.
For more information about other UNC-TV outreach projects, contact Pamela Orr, PreK-12 Director at 919-549-7149.