"This is a convenient way to continue Education. Enabling the Educator to remain motivated and expanding the ideas for Activities."



If play is good, why do we stop it so much? Dive into ways well-meaning adults arrange the day that deprives children of play. We’ll look at signs of a true play-based program, examine needs for time and space, and identify areas in your day where you can give play a boost. Heather Shumaker, author of the classic book IT’S OK NOT TO SHARE, offers ideas to free up “free play."

What will I learn from the course?

Attendees will examine the benefits of large blocks of play time and discover three basic questions to ask before stopping or controlling play. Learn to identify common adult habits (including schedules) that impact free play.

Frequently Asked Questions

The is suited to anyone working with children in long day care, preschools, family day care, OSHC and schools. 

We suggest that the course is the equivalent of 1hr of face to face learning, however we recognise that all learners are different. There is content within the course that may take additional time. 

Upon completion of your registration, you will receive a confirmation details with your login information. 

You will have immediate access to the course, to complete in your own time.

All participants will complete a reflection/assessment which is personally responded to by one of our course facilitators before you receive your certificate. 

Are you ready to register?

If you're sitting there now thinking.... YES, YES, YES! (and why wouldn't you be?) You can register for the mini course right now!

The Debrief Package

With the Debrief Package services can now register multiple educators for a mini course, and book in a follow up live zoom session for a few weeks later with one of our trainers to reflect on the course.