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Event Details

Play: Foundation of Children's Learning

: 318872
Level 1 – Explores
Saturday, September 7, 2019  
08:30 AM to 11:30 AM
(3.00 Hours)

Description

Course ID 183912
Help children learn about the world and society, promote creativity, problem-solving, imagination, cognitive, social and emotional development – all because of the power of play! Discover how important it is to provide meaningful play and its value as it supports young children’s growth and development which are essential to school readiness. Through small group discussions, sharing and powerpoint presentations, this class will allow early childhood educators to have a full understanding of how to intentionally provide exercises that connect children’s play and learning. Watch video presentations to explore play activities that can be done at home and in school that will help children gain skills and practice academic proficiency and learning in a playful context.
 

Think Small West
2021 East Hennepin AvenueSuite LL20Minneapolis, MN 55413
County Hennepin

Registration

Event Fee
Registration Closed
Register By
9/5/2019
Required?
Yes

Contact

Think Small (Email)
Think Small (Child Care Aware of MN-Metro District/Region 11: Hennepin & Ramsey Counties)
10 Yorkton Court
Saint Paul, MN 55117
Phone (651) 641-3549
Fax (651) 645-0990

Think Small (Child Care Aware of MN-Metro District/Region 11: Hennepin & Ramsey Counties)

Delivery Methods

Classroom

Assessment/Evaluation

Other - N/A

Description

Help children learn about the world and society, promote creativity, problem-solving, imagination, cognitive, social and emotional development – all because of the power of play! Discover how important it is to provide meaningful play and its value as it supports young children’s growth and development which are essential to school readiness. Through small group discussions, sharing and powerpoint presentations, this class will allow early childhood educators to have a full understanding of how to intentionally provide exercises that connect children’s play and learning. Watch video presentations to explore play activities that can be done at home and in school that will help children gain skills and practice academic proficiency and learning in a playful context.


3.00 Hours

Course Level

Level 1 – Explores

Approved clock hour course

Course Category

Early Childhood

General Course

II.B: Promoting Cognitive Development (3 Hours)

CDA Content Areas

Content Area II: Steps to advance children’s physical and intellectual development (3 Hours)

Early Childhood Classroom Staff
School-Age Classroom Staff
Family Child Care
Family-Friend-Neighbor
Parents
Home Visitor
Parent Educators

Infants
Toddlers
Preschoolers
School Age