Early learning research strongly supports the idea that children learn best through play. A high quality early childhood curriculum should offer a variety of play-based experiences to support all domains of development. In this course, we will focus on two creative learning strategies - block play and music - that support healthy social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth.
A well-designed basic block center is a terrific, fun activity for the children; is conducive to meaningful learning; promotes a high level of pretend play and creativity; and supports healthy growth in all four major developmental domains. Likewise, music and movement are incredibly beneficial teaching tools that make learning fun and enhance development.
This course will be divided into two parts:
Not all courses are approved for early care and education in every state. Please check State and CEU Approvals page for details.
- Part 1 - Block Play
- Part 2 - Music and Movement