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Parents & Play In Family Child Care
Parental support is key to an effective family child care play environment. Helping children learn through self-directed play and exploration is much easier when parents understand and support the process. This session offers up tips and ideas for informing, educating, and communicating with parents about play in order to get them more involved in the process.
Learn tips for communicating with parents about the value of play
Understand the importance of parent involvement
Understand the part clear program policies and procedures have in supporting a play-based program
Melinda Marshall and Jeff A Johnson
Family Community Relationships
(Note that competency areas vary by region. Our certificates display the proper terminology for an attendee’s location)
Beginner / Intermediate
Family Child Care Providers
Service Coordination Staff
Technical Assistance Specialists
Age Group Focus
Infants (birth to 12 months)
Toddlers (12 months to 36 months)
Preschool (36 months to 5 years)
School-Age (5 years to 12 years)
National Administrator Credential Approved
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