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Online Courses and Resources for Teachers

Create, Play, Move and Learn - Professionals online course (Part 1 and 2)
27.00 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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E-book Fighting the dragon, finding the self. An introduction to why art and play matter in early childhood. NEW
9.00 SGD
Fighting the dragon finding the self - e-book

This e-book introduces why play and creativity are important in early childhood. Illustrated with children's pictures and stories it will take both parents, and professionals who work with children, through the developmental stages that help our children grow in confidence, and become happier people able to take on the world. It looks specifically at art making stages developed by Caroline Essame and shows us how we can understand what children are learning through creativity. A must for anyone who wants to understand the creative journey in our children.

This book is also the perfect accompliment to the "Create, Play, Move and Learn" courses and the training videos on "Developmental Art-Making Stages" and "Top tips for Positive Play".

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Please note this is a single purchase, please do not copy. If you enjoy this book please share where you found it so that we can support others become more creative and playful. Thank you so much.

REVIEWS:

'Fighting the Dragon' is highly recommended reading for anyone interested in children, art, play and creativity and how this feeds into the essential components of well-being. It clearly sums up the child's developmental stages of art-making, how this relates to play and creativity, and why this is important. Readable and well-researched, this short book should be standard issue for all parents of young children, parents-to-be and pre-school teachers. Anna Salaman, Executive Director, Children's Centre for Creativity- PLAYEUM.

'Fighting the Dragon, Finding the Self', is an important book which will help any parent understand the role and impact their words and attention can have on their child. I think this is a must-read book for all parents with children of any age. Natasha Kewene-Hite, Parent

 

This e-book introduces why play and creativity are important in early childhood. Illustrated with children's pictures and stories it will take both parents, and professionals who work with...

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E-book Gloria Rae-The Night Star
9.00 SGD
Gloria Rae- The Night Star by Andrew Duffy

A creative story for emotional understanding and exploring growing up and separation. This charming children's book written and illustrated by Andrew Duffy helps explore some of the thoughts and feeling around discovering who we are and how life is a journey with risks, uncertainty and adventure. It gives children fun and creative insights into how growing up and seperating can be a journey of exploration, looking at it through the metaphors of light and darkness, the solar system and nature.

Please note this is a single purchase, please do not copy. If you enjoy this book please share where you found it so that we can support others become more creative and playful. Thank you so much.

Coming in 2016 online content to show how to use this book as a tool to encourage playfulness, risk taking and confidence in our children.

A creative story for emotional understanding and exploring growing up and separation. This charming children's book written and illustrated by Andrew Duffy helps explore some of the thoughts and...

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E-book Neuro-dramatic Play - Part One - NEW
9.00 SGD
Neuro-dramatic Play - Part One

A Play-Book for Adults of Theory and Practice by Dr Sue Jennings. This practical book full of creative ideas and examples of play introduces you to the theory and practice of early developmental play. Written by the pioneer and founder of NDP it is a clear and practical introduction to sensory, rhythmic and dramatic play and a great addition to the Create, Play, Move and LEARN course.

Please note this is a single purchase, please do not copy. If you enjoy this book please share where you found it so that we can support others become more creative and playful. Thank you so much.

A Play-Book for Adults of Theory and Practice by Dr Sue Jennings. This practical book full of creative ideas and examples of play introduces you to the theory and practice of...

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E-book Neuro-dramatic Play - Part Two - NEW
9.00 SGD
Neuro dramatic play-Two- a creative toolkit for parents and professionals by Dr Sue Jennings

A second Play-Book by Dr Sue Jennings. This practical book is full of more creative ideas, including stories, warm up games and drama games that introduce you to more of the theories of Neuro-dramatic play (NDP) as well as introducing the concept of Embodiment-Projection-Role (EPR) that can help you play and create with your children. Written by the pioneer and founder of NDP and EPR it is a clear and practical handbook for creative play with lesson plans and lots of fun ideas to try with children and is another great addition to the Create, Play, Move and LEARN online course.

Please note this is a single purchase, please do not copy. If you enjoy this book please share where you found it so that we can support others become more creative and playful. Thank you so much.

A second Play-Book by Dr Sue Jennings. This practical book is full of more creative ideas, including stories, warm up games and drama games that introduce you to more of the theories of Neuro-...

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