Treasure Baskets and Heuristic Play are the ultimate in Loose Parts play for infants and toddlers and affords them open-ended opportunities to explore the world around them through their senses and exploration of everyday objects that they encounter in their daily lives.
They forge sensory rich experiences, which prime them for fuller exploration and investigation. This hands-on, interactive workshop will explore the origins, and the simplicity and sophistication of Treasure Baskets and Heuristic Play. Please join the ECCDC’s Early Learning and Child Care Program Consultant Ginette Wilson to investigate the sensory possibilities of Treasure Baskets and the discovery opportunities of Heuristic Play. Participants will have an opportunity to develop a Treasure Basket using interesting everyday ‘household items’ and items from nature, followed by an opportunity to ‘Mess About’ with it.
*Registration fee includes training booklet, PowerPoint notes and nutrition break
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