The Growing Brain From Birth to Five Years Old: Everyday Play


Session Dates

Thursday June 08, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Webinar

Young children benefit from both free play and guided play, as these both help to build children's capacities in all areas of development. This session will explore the role of adults in supporting children during play.


Participants will:

  1. Identify how play develops in young children.
  2. Identify the difference between free and guided play.
  3. Identify the core skills that children develop through play and how to promote these skills.

Target Audience

This training is intended for Early Intervention service personnel/providers, early childhood education professionals, and parents.

Topics Covered: Early Intervention

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Molly Martz, at 717-901-2151, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
Infant/Toddler Staff Training Hours
No credit


EITA Consultant

Event Contact:


Molly Martz

Content Contact:

Michael Brink