Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Room Makeovers: Using Community Resources and Loose Parts

Inspiring room makeovers don't have to cost a fortune. With community connections and an understanding of the concept of loose parts the possibilities are endless. Of course if there is some money, there are many creative ways to make your dollar go further.

Objectives:

  • Understand how to use community resources and loose parts.

  • Learn how to make inexpensive room changes with big impacts.

  • Acquire inspirational ideas to make environments more open ended.

« Bring a bag lunch (½ hour lunch).

« Suitable for students, parents, novice, intermediate and experienced early care and learning professionals working with children of all ages, from infant/toddlers to school age children.

 

Presenter: Kristi Schwandt. Kristi took Fine Arts upon high school graduation, traveled, worked for airlines, did picture framing before finding the profession of ECE in her late 20's. She learned and practiced responsive curriculum inspired by Reggio Emilia and never looked back. Recently, she has been working as an ECE Facilitator for the City of Surrey, providing training and support for preschool instructors. Currently she is designing and remodeling City of Surrey preschool environments.

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  1. It is the participants’ responsibility to read the workshop description and objectives and make sure the training selected is suitable to their learning needs. If you have a question, call us before registering.
  2. Only Vancouver CCRR Registered LNRs or Vancouver Licensed Family Child Care Providers qualify to pay the FCC Fee and will need a Promo Code received by email to register. Be sure to use this promo code when registering, as no fee adjustments can be made after registration is confirmed.
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Event Info

Date: Mar 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Duration: 4 hours
Fee: $65.00
FCC Fee: $50.00 (Promo Code)

Contact Info

Rosa Ng 
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre 
rng@wstcoast.org 
604-709-5661 EXT 221 

*please review the refund & cancellation policy along with any applicable policies before registering.

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