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Celebrate International Mud Day! Encouraging Messy Play in the Early Childhood Classroom

June 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Join us on Monday, June 29 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Monarch Montessori to celebrate International Mud Day!  In this two-hour training event, Monarch Montessori, an ECHO Demonstration Site, will share about their journey to creating a high quality, natural outdoor learning environment, and then get a little messy in a training about embracing sticky, liquidy, and squishy textures.

This training is provided at no cost to participants.

Light dinner provided.

Training Details: 

Encouraging Messy Play in the Early Childhood Classroom

Eww, yuck, wow that texture is unique!  Sensory experiences are critical for child development, but sometimes educators avoid providing them because they are messy.  In this 1.5 hours face-to-face training, participants will learn about the value of messy play, different types of messy play, and how to safely encourage messy play in the classroom and outdoor environments.  Participants will also leave with recipes for safe messy play and get to experience hands-on textures and opportunities for children.

ECHO is a partnership between The National Wildlife Federation, and North Carolina State University’s Natural Learning Initiative.

To learn more about ECHO, please visit http://www.nwf.org/echo.

Registration closes on Wednesday, June 24 at 5:00 p.m.  Please register prior to this date.  Registration is capped at 25 participants.

If you need support registering, please email echo@nwf.org or call 303-441-5145.

Details

Date:
June 29
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://ezregister.com/events/31897/

Organizer

National Wildlife Federation: ECHO
Phone:
303-441-5145
Email:
echo@nwf.org
Website:
nwf.org/echo

Register

County
None
CDE Approved Training
Yes
CDE Approved Trainer
Yes

Location

Monarch Montessori
4895 Peoria St
Denver, 80239
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