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Saturday Morning Coffee & Chat
November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 11, 2019
Topics are related to early childhood development. Light fare, coffee, and tea will be served. Events are open to community members. Certificates of participation will be provided for teachers and early childhood providers. RSVP to [email protected]
November 10. Drawing with Children. How much adult help is too much? What about coloring books? Learn about the developmental progression of drawing and how to help children learn to draw and write.
December 8. Play Invitations and Play Arcs. How to help children build play skills with peers, how to signal play and the return, and how to extend play stories.
January 12. Stories for the Seasons. Learn and practice sharing stories celebrating the seasons with children.
February 9. Cultivate Learning. Explore ways to craft open-ended questions and project pursuits that will promote a deeper love of learning.
March 9. Literacy Series. In a continuation of our literacy serious, we will focus on the role language and words play in the acquisition of reading skills.
April 13. Math Series. In a continuation of our math series, we will move into using children’s books to shape and celebrate interest in math.
May 11. Bookmaking. This is a make-and-take, hands-on session which will explore making books for children to author as well as making books with children.