Motor Play to Enhance Growth in the Classroom

Focus on: Ages 1 – 6 Years
Course Number: TEWS715N

This course will demystify concepts such as Sensory Processing, Regulation and Sensory Integration. Participants learn how motor play can impact energy level, attention, and a child’s ability to improve organizational skills. Participants complete the course with a toolbox of activities to enhance fine and gross motor development along with strategies to keep children alert, energized, and in control in the classroom setting. Discussion will include how to collaborate with families and caretakers in using motor play to extend skill building to the home environment along with new neuroscience research underscoring the importance of sensory motor play for brain organization and building the foundation for lifelong learning.

November 5, 2016
Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
1 CEU $275 (not offered for credit)
Materials fee $10
Registration Deadline: 10/28


 "After participating in this class I have a full toolbox of ideas to bring home to the classroom. I wouldn't change anything about the class. [It was a] perfect mix of theory and practice!" —Participant 2015

I took away "so many ideas to get children moving and challenging their bodies in new ways." —Particpant 2015