Water Play with Me! New Toddler Playgroup Los Angeles, CA
Thursdays at 11AM, September 8th-29th 2011, Hollywood Hills, CA.
Multi-age parent and me class (mommies, daddies, nannies, grannies) appropriate for crawlers and walkers through age 5.
We will explore the many ways to play with water from making mud, to washing the doll's clothes or our tricycles or small handheld cars, to fishing in the opaque man-made swamp.
From Water Play is Essential Play in Early Childhood:
Water play is open-ended offering opportunities for social interactions, physical skills and concept development, including:
-Soothing sensory exploration.
-Connection with natural materials.
-Full body engagement.
-Hand-eye coordination and the manipulative skills of lifting, pouring, controlling.
-Mathematical and scientific concepts of heavy/light, float/sink, full/empty, shallow/deep, and learn about measuring, estimating, and conservation of volume.
-Concentration and problem solving skills.