Introduction to Children's Play

  • 05 Jun 2017
  • 10 Jul 2017
  • 6 sessions
  • 05 Jun 2017, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • 12 Jun 2017, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • 19 Jun 2017, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • 26 Jun 2017, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • 03 Jul 2017, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • 10 Jul 2017, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • Chequers Bridge Centre. GL4 6PR
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Introduction to Children's Play

Course Aim: To raise students’ awareness of the value of learning through play for young children and to gain skills to provide appropriate play activities.

Course Information: A very hands on practical course looking at play from the child’s perspective, exploring why children need to play and how they learn from it. Learners will develop a folder of ideas, information, resources and recipes and be involved with other students in practical activities and discussions, sharing experiences and exchanging ideas. The course includes:

· Child development

· The role of the adult

· Health and safety

· Equal opportunities

· Practical play activities; using paint, natural and recycled materials, food and snacks, stories and music, playdough, developing imaginative play

Suitable For:  Anyone currently working with, or wanting to work with children. It is a recommended pre-course activity for anyone aiming to start a qualification, run a toddler group or volunteer in any early years profession.

Date: Monday 5 June to Monday 10 July (6 sessions)

Venue: Chequers Bridge Centre

Cost: £80 for members / £130 for non members 


Address: Chequers Bridge Centre, Painswick Road, Gloucester, GL4 6PR 

Phone: 01452 541244    Email:    ©2017 PATA (UK)

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