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ECHO Demonstration Site Training: Encouraging Messy Play in the Early Childhood Classroom
August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Join us on Monday, August 12 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. as Venture for Success, an ECHO Demonstration Site, and the National Wildlife Federation ECHO team host a training event to support early childhood professionals in creating high-quality outdoor learning environments.
In this two-hour training event, we will hear from Venture for Success as they share about their journey to becoming an ECHO Demonstration Site. Additionally, participants will engage in hands-on training to learn how to encourage messy play as outlined in the description below.
This training is provided at no cost to participants.
Light dinner provided.
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 of 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.
Registration required: http://ezregister.com/events/27819/