This interactive and exploratory workshop will help parents harness play activities that will help address the complicated manifestations of toxic stress in children (for example, navigating a global pandemic) – all while nurturing yourself as a parent.
For children, play is a serious and purposeful activity. Play helps children identify and express feelings, develop new and creative solutions to problems, learn and practice new ways to self-soothe and regulate emotions and cultivate empathy and respect for thoughts and feelings of others.
Participants will explore the enriching power of play. The workshop will provide a “boost” that will help parents structure play time with their child. Participants will learn skills in becoming more competent and confident in engaging their children in special play time. Several playful and creative activities will be presented and practiced during the workshop.
Flexible duration from 2 – 4 hours of total training