Thursday, June 23

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Scholarship Qualification

To qualify for a pre-conference training scholarship, the recipient must be a FFCCHA member and a Florida licensed or registered provider or co-provider. Membership must be valid through June.

Applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

Tea Parties Teach!
Presented by Patricia Dischler

Discover an exciting way to celebrate the learning taking place in your program by hosting a Tea Party Celebration. It includes baking with children, costuming and the social/emotional benefits of a tea party that is so packed with fun that boys and girls alike will be engaged! Participants create their own costumes as well using just sheets and tape, ending with a fabulous fashion show! Perfect for a Provider/ Teacher Appreciation event, retreat, or other event designed for fun, motivation for the profession, and some real ideas that can be immediately put into place.

Sensational Sensory Play
Presented by Dawn Espinoza

Currently, sensory play is seen as one of the key areas of play for babies and young children and a crucial part of their development. Sensory play involves the use of one or more of the seven senses: touch, sight, smell, taste, hearing, vestibular or proprioception. Learn various ways children expand their exploration of the world through their senses. Experiment with activities that enhance sensory abilities. Discover the latest research on sensory processing disorders and how you can help the children.

Building Brains with Music
Presented by Music with Mar

Repeatedly, research has shown that music is the only activity that utilizes the entire brain. The most impact is made in the early years. Participants will learn through movement and activity, and how to use music to build brains to create children who are competent, capable and confident!