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Active Play Workshop

Learn fun, inclusive, developmentally appropriate physical activities that use inexpensive equipment, small spaces, and work well in homes, child care centers and preschool classrooms. View videos of 2-5 year olds engaged in these fun activities and try a few, too!

Childhood Obesity is the Most Prevalent Health Concern Facing Children Under 5 in NY State. We can make a difference as children develop habits in their first 5 years of life by adding active play to the day. The 3-hour session will be offered by;

Diane Craft  & Patty Persell

Diane H. Craft, Ph.D., is a professor of physical education at SUNY Cortland.  She has co-authored four books on developmentally appropriate, inclusive physical activity for young children including Active Play! Fun Physical Activities for Young Children.

Patty Persell is the New York State Head Start Collaboration Director and is working to help eliminate early childhood obesity in the state.

One day and one evening session will be offered.

August 4, 6-9pm & August 5, 9am-12pm.

The fee is $5 per session, deadline is 7/21 or when the room is full!

Who should attend:  Family child care providers, home visitors, UPK, child care, Head Start, nursery school teachers, and administrators.

View the flyer: Active Play Workshop

Print and mail in Registration Form:  Active Play Registration Form

Or contact Linda Stilson at (585) 654-4794.

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