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LEARNING THROUGH PLAY

Elena Pugliese

We will hear from educational speakers about:

  1. What is play-based learning? 
  2. Common questions re play-based vs academic learning?
  3. Important skills for life that we learn in preschool (and can only successfully be learned before 5)
  4. Importance of Self-Directed play
  5. Strategies for parents to do at home (with examples)
  6. How to structure pretend play
  7. How to utilize sensory bins
  8. How to foster creativity and not just make nice-looking art
  9. How to make early literacy fun/interactive/play-based
  10. What are the outcomes we are striving for?
  11. How to work together and take turns
  12. Self-regulation
  13. Listening/following simple directions
  14. Principles of cause and effect
  15. Spatial awareness
Earlier Event: May 8
MINDFULNESS FOR MAMAS
Later Event: May 22
SLEEP? YES, PLEASE!