Engaging Families to Better Understand the Benefits to Play Based Learning
March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facilitator: Liz Walker
It’s important for the educator to help parents understand that play is a valuable and purposeful part of a child’s learning and development. By engaging in play, children are able to explore and make sense of the world around them, develop important skills and knowledge, and build social connections with their peers. As educators, we carefully plan and design activities that align with children’s interests and abilities, while also promoting their learning and growth. So, while it may look like the children are just playing, they are actually engaging in activities that are intentional, purposeful, and meaningful.
In this session, participants will talk about various ways they can communicate the importance of Play Based Learning and how to answer many of the families’ questions and concerns for how this type of learning is not only preparing children for kindergarten but for their entire life as well. We will discuss how to incorporate this message through newsletters, blogs, pedagogical documentation, and family meetings.
Notice: This is an in person class located at 4-C’s new office!
Location: Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C)
908 S. 8th Street, Suite 201, Louisville, KY 40203 (Map)
Level 2 CDA 4 CC 6,1 Audience- All
2 Credit Hours
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