Looking for a Tummy Time course that can help you learn more about child development? This course is perfect for all early childhood educators and caregivers who work with children under 6 months old.

Whether you’re looking for ways to help baby get more Tummy Time or just how to make Tummy Time more fun, this Tummy Time method course is here to help! Tummy Time is crucial for developing core strength and meeting important milestones so make sure baby doesn’t miss out! Plus, once baby gets used to being on their tummy, it’s all fun and games from there!


Early childhood educators, daycare providers, and anyone who works with infants 6 months and younger! The Tummy Time course is a great professional development tool for anyone with these specialties.

Included in This Course:

  • Tummy Time facts and videos that help baby meet milestones.
  • Fun and easy tips and games everyone can do.
  • Tummy Time abilities by age (weeks to months).
  • Ideas to help baby strengthen core muscles and make Tummy Time easier.

Stand Out Features:

  • On-demand, self-paced learning course that you can take anytime, anywhere.
  • Simply pause and continue from where you left off when you log back in.
  • Applicable with all devices, from smartphones to laptops.

Watch a demo of the course here:

You Will Learn:

  • What is Tummy Time and why is it important? Discover how it impacts milestones and progression.
  • How to do Tummy Time and keep baby engaged.
  • Factors that have contributed to a lack of Tummy Time.
  • What should Tummy Time abilities look like by age.
  • The best toys for Tummy Time, including how to use them.
  • How to play Tummy Time games with baby.
  • How Tummy Time can help prevent certain medical conditions.
  • How to incorporate Tummy Time into your daily routine.
  • Different ways to strengthen baby’s muscles to make Tummy Time easier.
  • How to get help if you continue to have Tummy Time questions and concerns.

Receive Your Certificate!

After taking this self-paced online course and completing a quick knowledge check, you’ll receive a certificate via email acknowledging you are a Tummy Time expert!

Gateways Credit

Available for Gateways Credit in Illinois.

If you are an early educator in IL you can receive 1 Gateways credit hour. You will need to complete the assessment and score 80% or above and complete the survey. Gateways credits are for early educators in the state of IL, some states may accept these credits for CE credit as well. Check with your accrediting body to find out.


Please note that while this Tummy Time course is self-paced, access to this course will expire 90 days after purchase.

Check out what others are saying about the course:

Simple, easy to replicate suggestions, using real parents and their babies. I will be sharing this course with all of my new parent-clients!

I’ll be recommending this course to all of the parents that I work with!

This was a wonderful and informative short course to help educate parents and caregivers about Tummy Time. I would highly recommend this course and website to all the families I serve.

System Requirements


  • A Broadband Internet connection
  • Web browser:
    • Internet Explorer 8+
    • Firefox 2+
    • Safari on Mac 1.2+
    • Google Chrome
  • Javascript and Cookies enabled

Mobile Devices:

  • Apple devices using Safari
  • Android devices using Chrome

While not a requirement, the course is best viewed using a minimum screen resolution of 1024×768.

If you have any trouble or need technical assistance please email academy@pathways.org.