ETLN2415- Small World Play

Early Childhood

Engaging children in Small World Play (SWP) enables them to explore new materials, act out real life scenarios, build their language skills, gain an understanding of the world around them and develop their social skills. Meg who is a qualified Early Childhood Teacher and Play Therapist will share her knowledge on SWP and the best ways to engage children and incorporate it into your program regularly. She will also show some SWP examples and suggest resources that would be beneficial to have in your setting.

Standards addressed:

  • 2.1.2 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area(s)
  • 2.2.2 Content selection and organisation

Course Length: 1.5 hours

Presenter: Meg Ellard

Meg is a Registered Child Play Therapist and Clinical Supervisor, with a background in Early Childhood Education, having worked in the sector for 10 years prior. Meg works in a private clinic setting, with the majority of her work focused around children and families who have experienced trauma. Meg is passionate about supporting trauma-informed teaching practices in all education services. Meg has ADHD, and enjoys working with teachers and educators to develop their understanding of neurodiverse affirming practices. When she’s not at work, Meg enjoys spending time gardening, listening to music or working with her therapy animal-in-training, Maple. 

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7/08/2024 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
Online Meeting in Zoom
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