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Online Courses and Resources for Teachers

Create, Play, Move and Learn - Professionals online course (Part 1 and 2)
30.00 SGD
Course Intro Video

CREATE, PLAY, MOVE AND LEARN ( Part 1 and  Part 2) is an online workshop for professionals who work with children and who want to help their children learn through creativity,...

CREATE, PLAY, MOVE AND LEARN ( Part 1 and  Part 2) is an online workshop for professionals who work with children and who want to help their children learn through creativity, movement and play. We all know that children need to play and be creative, but how can we do this in our schools, our clinics and our childcare settings? This course shows you how to do just that. In two parts it covers creative child development looking at play and creative art therapy theories and shows you why creativity matters for your child. In Part 2 it explains how your child learns through their senses and how to understand their unique needs. Filmed on location in rural India it is full of playful examples and creative ideas and we hope it will help you support the children you work with to be happier, more confident, better learners and better friends.

Once purchased this course is live for 90 days so you can view it as much as you want through your login page. There are also handouts for each session and worksheets to print and keep that help you reflect and apply the learning to the children you work with.  It is estimated that the course will take about 3 hours to complete, but we do recommend revisiting the footage for maximum benefit. Video footage coursework is just under 2 hours and covers

  • Foundation stages in child development
  • Creative development
  • Why play matters
  • Introduction to sensory systems
  • Understanding challenges in sensory processing

Watch the free introduction video to get a taster of the course.

 

 

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Understanding Creative Child Development - Create, Play, Move and Learn - Professionals online course (Part 1)
17.00 SGD
Course Intro Video

CREATE, PLAY, MOVE AND LEARN Part 1 online course for professionals covers creative child development and shows you why creativity matters for all the children that you work with...

CREATE, PLAY, MOVE AND LEARN Part 1 online course for professionals covers creative child development and shows you why creativity matters for all the children that you work with. It will give you ways to understand their play and help them develop and learn. It takes you through the foundation stages of child development and looks at how they learn through arts and play from a creative arts and play therapy perspective. All children need to play and be creative and this course explains why and gives you skills to help the children you work with become happier, more confident and build a solid foundation for learning and making friends in later life. Filmed in location in rural India it is full of real life examples of children at play.

Once purchased this course is live for 90 days so you can view it as much as you want through your login page. There are also handouts for each session and worksheets to print and keep that help you reflect and apply the learning to the children you work with. It is estimated that the course will take about 2 hours to complete, but we do recommend revisiting the footage for maximum benefit. Video footage coursework is just under 1 hour and covers

  • Foundation stages in child development
  • Creative development
  • Why play matters

Watch the free introduction video to get a taster of the course.

 

 

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Understanding sensory systems - Create, Play, Move and Learn - Professionals online course (Part 2)
17.00 SGD
Course Intro Video

CREATE, PLAY, MOVE AND LEARN Part 2 for professionals introduces you to the basic principles of sensory integration as praticed by occuptional therapists. It helps you understand...

CREATE, PLAY, MOVE AND LEARN Part 2 for professionals introduces you to the basic principles of sensory integration as praticed by occuptional therapists. It helps you understand how children learns through their senses of movement, touch, sight, hearing, taste and smell and will explain how the senses all need to work together to help children understand and enjoy the world around them.Through this course you will be able to understand and support the children you work with in their play and development through understanding their unique needs and sensory profile.  Filmed on location in rural India it is full of playful examples and creative ideas.

Once purchased this course is live for 90 days so you can view it as much as you want through your login page. There are also handouts for each session and worksheets to print and keep that help you reflect and apply the learning to the children you work with. It is estimated that the course will take about 2 hours to complete, but we do recommend revisiting the footage for maximum benefit. Video footage coursework is just under 34 minutes and covers

  • Introduction to sensory systems
  • Understanding challenges in sensory processing

Watch the free introduction video to get a taster of the course. 

 

 

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Top tips for Positive Play
8.00 SGD

TOP TIPS FOR POSITIVE PLAY is an training video for parents and professionals to help you understand how to help children learn and play. It gives ideas on how to build a positive...

TOP TIPS FOR POSITIVE PLAY is an training video for parents and professionals to help you understand how to help children learn and play. It gives ideas on how to build a positive relatsionship and how to make your child feel happy and safe. It is supported by the online book “Fighting the Dragon, Finding the Self".

Filmed on location in rural India it is full of playful examples and creative ideas that will help your children create, play and learn.

Once purchased this course is live for 90 days so you can view it as much as you want through your login page. There are also handouts to print and keep that will take you through these top tips.  It is estimated that the course will take about 45 minutes to complete, but we do recommend revisiting the footage for maximum benefit.

This online course is also supported by the “How to run creative groups” videos also available in our shop.

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Developmental art-making stages- Online Training Video
10.00 SGD

DEVELOPMENTAL ART-MAKING STAGES is an online training video for parents and professionals to help you understand how children learn through art, and the developmental stages they...

DEVELOPMENTAL ART-MAKING STAGES is an online training video for parents and professionals to help you understand how children learn through art, and the developmental stages they go through in their art-making. It will take you through the Essame Mark Making Stages and this is all supported in the online book “Fighting the Dragon, Finding the Self”.

Filmed on location in rural India it is full of playful examples and creative ideas that will help your children create, play and learn.

Once purchased this course is live for 90 days so you can view it as much as you want through your login page. There are also handouts to print and keep that help you reflect on what children will learn through the creative arts.  It is estimated that the course will take about an hour to complete, but we do recommend revisiting the footage for maximum benefit.

This online course is also supported by the “Top tips for Positive Play” and “How to run creative groups” videos also available in our shop.

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How to run creative groups- Online training video
10.00 SGD

HOW TO RUN CREATIVE GROUPS is an online training video for parents and professionals to help you understand how children learn through creative group work. This course introduces...

HOW TO RUN CREATIVE GROUPS is an online training video for parents and professionals to help you understand how children learn through creative group work. This course introduces you to how to run creative groups with children who learn differently. It will take you through the process with illustrations on how to engage children at their own pace. You will see two different groups who learn differently, one non-verbal group and one verbal group.

Filmed on location in rural India it is full of playful examples and creative ideas that will help your children create, play and learn.

Once purchased this training is live for 90 days so you can view it as much as you want through your login page. There are also handouts to print and keep that help you reflect on what children will learn through the creative arts and the processes of group work.  It is estimated that the course will take about an hour minutes to complete, but we do recommend revisiting the footage for maximum benefit.

This online course is also supported by the “Top tips for Positive Play” and  “ Developmental Art Making Stages” videos also available in our shop. We also recommend the "Fighting the Dragon, Finding the Self" online book which suppliments and expands on what you will learn here.

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Why Love Matters - Understanding Attachment *NEW
10.00 SGD
Attachment - why Love Matters

WHY LOVE MATTERS - UNDERSTANDING ATTACHMENT is an online training course that introduces parents and professionals to why love is important for our children. It will illustrate ...

WHY LOVE MATTERS - UNDERSTANDING ATTACHMENT is an online training course that introduces parents and professionals to why love is important for our children. It will illustrate how attachment wires the brain for social and emotional learning and give you tips and ideas for how to ensure that your children grow up happy and secure. Featuring a talk from Professor of Play Sue Jennings it shares some of the leading theories about the importance of love, care and attachment.

Once purchased this course is live for 90 days so you can view it as much as you want through your login page. There are also handouts to print and keep and a powerpoint to view with creative play ideas.  It is estimated that the course will take about an hour to complete, but we do recommend revisiting the footage for maximum benefit.

What the pack includes:

  1. Talk on Attachment by Professor Sue Jennings
  2. Handouts
  3. Creative ideas on how to explore and encourage attachment with our children.
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Understanding Autism *NEW
10.00 SGD
Understanding autism course

UNDERSTANDING AUTISM - This online training course will introduce you to autism spectrum disorder (ASD or Autism), what it is, how it presents and how you can understand and...

UNDERSTANDING AUTISM - This online training course will introduce you to autism spectrum disorder (ASD or Autism), what it is, how it presents and how you can understand and support children with autism. Co facilitated by Dr Suvi Pitkola and Caroline Essame is takes you through some of the latest facts and figures about autism, shares how you can recognise a child with autism and gives some hot tips on how to support these children on the autism spectrum. The course consists of five short lectures with handouts, ten top tips on understatnding autism and a checklist to help you identify if your child may be on the spectrum and  in need of some specialist support.

Once purchased this course is live for 90 days so you can view it as much as you want through your login page. There are also handouts to print and keep that help you reflect on what you have learnt. It is estimated that the course will take about an and a half hour to complete, but we do recommend revisiting the footage for maximum benefit.

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Visual schedule cards- a unique resource of 12 different activity cards that can help structure creative groups and individual work.
8.00 SGD
Visual schedule resources sample

VISUAL SCHEDULE DOWNLOADABLE CARDS  for use with groups and individual children. These cards are designed to help children organise and understand instructions. See our course on How to run creative groups for additional ideas on how to use them.

Once purchased you can print onto laminated card and use them for your work with children in a variety of different ways. Please note that this purchase is for your use only and use within your centre/school. Please respect copyright and do not share any downloadable files. 

VISUAL SCHEDULE DOWNLOADABLE CARDS  for use with groups and individual children. These cards are designed to help children...

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Storymaking and Storytelling *NEW
20.00 SGD
Storycards for storytelling

STORYMAKING AND STORYTELLING is an online training and resource pack with storytelling cards that explores the importance of stories for all children. Designed for parents and...

STORYMAKING AND STORYTELLING is an online training and resource pack with storytelling cards that explores the importance of stories for all children. Designed for parents and professionals it is full of creative ideas on storytelling for child development. It features a talk by Professor of Play Sue Jennings, a resource on how to develop a story bag and 54 beautifully illustrated cards and instructions on how to create stories with children using these original CreateCATT cards designed by Barnaby Duffy. Tune into https://www.spreaker.com/episode/12648354 to hear a podcast on how they work.

Once purchased the course video is live for 90 days so you can view it as much as you want through your login page. There are also handouts for each session and  a powerpoint with story ideas and 54 CARDS to print and keep for creative storytelling activities with a handout with full instructions.

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