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Care Courses offers online training classes and book courses for child care providers, home visitors and parents. Use our childcare professional development clock hours for most US States continuing education inservice requirements and registries, for CDA Certification (Child Development Associate Credential), for CDA Renewal and for NAC Renewal. All our professional development courses give both Clock Hours and IACET CEUs toward CDA Renewal.

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Fun and Fitness: Addressing Childhood Obesity

2 Clock Hours / 0.2 CEUs

Fun and Fitness

Fun and Fitness: Addressing Childhood Obesity Course Description: 

This course applies to children of all ages. 

Explore the physical movement needs of children and ways to meet these needs as well as dietary and other factors that contribute to obesity. Learn ways to help children avoid or reverse obesity. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.

Learning Outcomes: After completing Fun and Fitness: Addressing Childhood Obesity you will be able to explain the role of early childhood professionals in promoting children’s health and fitness; describe the physical movement needs of young children; and explain nutritional recommendations for children’s healthy development.



Course Formats
Course IDCourse FormatCourse LanguageClock HoursIACET CEUsQuantityTuition 
FAF-13N9 CourseBook English20.2 $18.00
FAF-23N9 Online Course English20.2 $18.00

Please note: You need only ONE of the formats listed above. Choose either  CourseBook OR Online Course format.

Core of Knowledge/Core Competency/Training Category Info Pages:  Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, KentuckyMaryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Attention Nevada Students: This course fulfills your annual 2 clock hour Obesity/Wellness/Nutrition/Physical Activity training requirement.


Topics Covered in Fun and Fitness: Addressing Childhood Obesity

  • Immediate and long-term health effects of childhood obesity
  • Benefits of physical activities for children
  • Planning physical activities for children
  • Physical activity guidelines and activities for infants, toddlers and twos, and preschoolers
  • Physical activity guidelines for children with diverse abilities and needs
  • Healthy food selection and eating practices

Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read English.

Instructional methodology: Read written material; view videos; listen to audio segments.

Assessment methods: Final Course Multiple Choice Quiz.


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Care Courses offers over 60 professional development courses and one non-credit training tutorial on the CDA process. All courses offer clock hours and an official mailed certificate of completion. The CDA tutorial does not offer clock hours or a certificate.

Care Courses' course tuition entitles one person to receive the clock hours granted by a course upon successful completion.  Bundle pricing covers tuition for all the courses included in a bundle.

To receive the CEUs and Clock Hours for a course, you must follow directions on written assignments and show comprehension of the course content. You must make 70% or better on all course quizzes. Less than 70% will result in trainer review and evaluation. If review indicates the need for discussion, you will be informed that you must speak with a trainer. You will be given a second chance to make 70% or better. Should you fail to do so, you will receive a letter indicating that you did not pass the course and may not retake the course for 12 months.

Clock hours and CEUs are documented on original Care Courses certificates of completion mailed through the US Post Office. All course formats receive an original mailed certificate. Once you have completed a course and submitted your answers to us you can expect to receive your certificate within 10 business days (depending on the grading & certificate option you choose).

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