Learning Through Play

Learning Through Play

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Description

If you are employed in a state that uses a registry to track professional development hours, you will be able to provide your registry ID (Stars, MOPID, Registry or other ECE ID#) after you have completed the quiz for the course. If you pass the quiz we will report your course completion to the state registry using the registry ID that you provide.
A child’s “job” is to play! They learn best by playing freely and interacting with their friends. This course explores the five basic areas of child development and how a child can progress in those areas through free play. There are multiple printable resources including small posters about learning through play that you can print and hang to help everyone understand the importance of learning through play. Course is great for infant through school age.  Course Length – 2.5 hours.
This course helps answer the following questions:
  • What are the five main areas of child development?
  • How do children strengthen their gross motor skills through play?
  • How do children strengthen their fine motor skills through play?
  • How do children strengthen their cognitive skills through play?
  • How do children strengthen their social and emotional skills through play?
  • How do children strengthen their speech and language skills through play?
Participants who successfully complete this course will:
  • Be able to define the five major areas of child development.
  • Understand how each area of child development can be grown through free play.
  • Obtain the skills to explain to parents the importance of learning through play.