Don't miss this upcoming parent program about Learning Through Play!
This workshop highlights the importance of play in a child's development and will discuss different play strategies that can be incorporated into play to promote a child's development. Workshop participants will learn to recognize how play promotes a child's development, how to create a safe play space, which toys promote development and how to find resources for low cost toys. This free workshop is presented by the Penfield Children's Center and Kohl's Cares. It is geared for parents of birth through age 5.
Please register at the Youth Services Reference Desk or call 262-754-1814.
This program is for children birth through 12 months (w/caregiver). Space is limited and registration is required. This class is taught by Tiffany Anewenter-Grinker, an Occupational Therapist certified in Infant Massage. Parents will learn different strokes and massage techniques to use on their child. Benefits from infant massage include relaxing tension, helping your baby learn to relax, bonding with parents, aiding in digestion, improving sleeping, helping calm colicky babies, and improving weight gain. Parents should bring a blanket and lotion or oil.