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Intro to Nature Play and Playwork

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am


Intro to Nature Play and the Playwork Philosophy
Leigh MacDonald-Rizzo, Education Director
Mara NewRoots, Preschool Educator
Saturday, July 27 at the Ithaca Children’s Garden, 121 Turtle Lane, Ithaca
Inclement weather location: Just Be Cause Center, 1013 W State St., Ithaca
9:00-11:00 am

Time outdoors is not only a requirement, but an important component of your daily schedule. Come discuss benefits and barriers to nature play and learn about how to incorporate the Playwork Philosophy into your program. What does the research say about nature play and child development and how does the Playwork Philosophy support the development of skills? What are the physical, cultural, and programmatic barriers you might encounter?

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Training Topics: 1, 3, 7                              CDA: 1, 2, 3, 8


July 27
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Ithaca Children’s Garden
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Ithaca, NY 14850
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