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Play-based Workshop

March 6 @ 9:00 am - March 7 @ 3:00 pm

Free – $160


Friday, March 6th, 2020
All day research-proven, practice-driven, and hands-on 60 min. workshops.

8:30 am – Registration and continental breakfast

Register, have breakfast, mix, mingle, get to know each other, while watching videos and discuss “Play Around the World”

9:00 am – Power Up!

Keynote address (Dr. Yong Zhao) and a workshop on research-based evidence on the impact of play on children’s lives.

10:00 am – Refresh!

Brain break

10:10 am – Let’s Play!

Using the “Speed dating stations” approach, during this workshop we will learn about and explore different approaches, forms, and aspects of play (Stations #1-#4).

11:40 am – Digging Deeper: From Play to Practice

During this workshop we will look at standards, milestones, learning targets, and the connection with play in education.

12:40 pm – LUNCH (on your own)

Fuel Up, Mingle, Collaborate and Recharge
Click here for a link to local food options

1:40 pm – Oh What a Mess!

Immerse in well-structured outdoor centers with specific focus and purpose. Learn and explore why kids need to be in nature; why there should be specific areas planned with intentionality.

Saturday, March 7th, 2020
Full day immersive play-based workshop.

9:00 am – Dress for a Mess!

The fundamentals of outdoor play. This interactive workshop will set the stage for outdoor play. Participants will explore aspects such as: Why do we need mud play, nature play, purposeful and intentional play in specific areas and domains.

10:45 am – Freshen up!

A quick break

11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Child Led Play

Create a sense of wonderment , discovery; explore, imagine, and break the boundaries.


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March 6 @ 9:00 am
March 7 @ 3:00 pm
Free – $160
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iLEAD PlayMakers Institute


iLEAD Agua Dulce
11311 Fracasti Street
Agua Dulce, CA 91390 United States
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