Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome

    • Introduction Slides

    • Video: Children Speaking About the Importance of Play

    • Video: Play Face

    • Play Break: Toy Timeline Activity

    • Video: The Decline of Play

    • Memories of Play

  • 2

    7 Key Insights

    • 7 Key Insights Slides

    • Video: Animals in Play

    • Video: Busy Kids

    • Video: The Importance of Play to Mental Health and Well-Being

    • Play Break: Memory Game

    • What Do You Think?

  • 3

    The 6 Benefits Framework

    • The 6 Benefits of Play Framework

    • Video: Dr. Erik Fisher - Cognitive Skills

    • Video: Dr. Erik Fisher - Creativity Skills

    • Video: Dr. Erik Fisher - Emotional Skills

    • Video: Dr. Erik Fisher - Social Skills

    • Play Break: Word Search

    • Video: Kids & Screens

    • Video: Should Kids Play Unsupervised?

    • Video: Do Sports Count as Play?

    • What Do You Think?

  • 4

    The Genius of Play Website

    • The Genius of Play Website Slides

    • Video: Dear Parents

    • Video: Prescription for Play

    • Family Activity Pages

    • Families Handout

    • State of Play Article

  • 5

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion Slides

    • Pledge to Play

    • Final Quiz

    • Course Evaluation