Kindergarten Readiness: Approaches to Play for Preschoolers - Alabama Public Television Kindergarten Readiness: Approaches to Play for Preschoolers

Kindergarten Readiness: Approaches to Play for Preschoolers

This course meets on specific dates and times, and is led by an accredited instructor. Please see the information below regarding how to enroll.

Educator Grade Level

Preschool Educator


Child Development

Hours or Certification

Awards Training Hours

Class Dates

Aug 5-26, 2024


preschool | play

Play is one of the main ways in which children learn and develop. Caregivers and educators can have a major influence on the way children learn and interact with others by understanding the mechanics of how children learn through play. In this three-week course, participants will explore the importance and benefits of different types of play. Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate for 15 training hours.

Training Level: Basic
Target Age Group: Preschoolers
Training Hours: 15
DHR Training Areas: CD, LD
CDA Subject Areas: 2,3
CKA Content Areas: CGD, LEE
CCDF Training Areas: 13

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