Discover the Power Of Play

Find out how children learn through play. Become confident in leading creative play

If you’re asking

✔ How can I plan a really enjoyable play environment?
✔ How do I track the progress of children using different play styles?
✔ Where can I get more ideas to support and extend my children’s play?
✔ How do children learn through play?
✔ Why do some children struggle to play and how can I help?

Then the Power of Play is for you!

You will learn

  • The different styles of play
  • How play impacts on early learning and development
  • How to observe your children’s preferred play styles
  • How to encourage reluctant players
  • How to plan an adventurous play environment
  • Four practical techniques to encourage your children to think and play more creatively



What’s included?

  • An hour of tuition over 8 video lectures
  • The complete Play Styles Observational Toolkit
  • Four creative play techniques to stimulate your children’s play
  • PDF of course slides showing key concepts discussed
  • Two hours of carefully selected extra study materials
  • Quizzes to help consolidate your learning
  • Certificate of course attendance
  • Facilitated group to share play ideas with other educators

"Only through the arts and by being creative can children explore the inner world of their imagination and feeling – the world that is uniquely them."


Sir Ken Robinson, Patron of Earlyarts


"You have really challenged my way of thinking and made me critically reflect on my practice, the types of play in my current program and how I can extend our children further. Thank you."

Julie Trembath, Early Years Educator, Melbourne, Australia


"I loved the practical activities. The observation tool really helped me focus on the different types of play. I’m looking at it with fresh eyes - very useful for developing my provision. Thank you!"

Toni Herbert, Early Years Teacher, The Regents International School, Bangkok