Mucking it Up!

Course Number
CS03: 31_EN
Overview
The idea of messy play can be a frightening and stressful one for parents as well as educators. But wait...we want you to know the benefits of this often dreaded play is huge. Studies have shown that children learn best through play. Messy play is extremely important for a child’s development. It provides them with an exciting sensory experience that inspires their curiosity, allows them to explore the world around them and enhances their learning, language and creativity. So, how can children be practical if we do not let them touch anything that may be “dirty”? Let’s take a look at the research that has been done, explore and get messy! Come prepared to get your hands dirty and maybe even your feet.
Objective

After completing this course, you will:

  • Explore different learning styles.
  • Identify and overcome obstacles for allowing messy play.
  • Incorporate messy play into daily learning experiences.
  • Educate parents on why messy play is ok.
Additional Information
**THIS IS AN IN PERSON EVENT**

All participants must be registered in order to receive credit for their participation.
Course Hours
5.00

Scheduled Event(s) for this Course
REQUIRES REGISTRATION Overview
This course will be delivered in English .

**THIS IS AN IN-PERSON EVENT**
All participants must be registered in order to receive credit for their participation.


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