We're often asked by local schools, nurseries and parents if we offer bite sized training and hands-on activities? Well we're pleased to announce that our second of these a Senosory Needs Masterclass is taking place between 1.30pm and 3.30pm on 18th January. This 1 hour session - 2pm to 3pm, with time before and after the session for burning questions and browsing to purchase sensory-rich treasures for your creation, will offer hands-on guidance, demonstrations and bite-sized theory. Each Masterclass will include the chance to browse the tempting treasures in our warehouse - never before opened to the public, as well as a cuppa and slice of homemade cake. Places are limited so don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to be mentored by Treasure Basket guru Sue Gascoyne. Sue will also have on hand copies of her acclaimed books in case you’d like to purchase a signed copy. Set in a converted stable building, packed with character, we look forward to welcoming you to this not to be missed event.
What can you expect?
For the first time ever acclaimed author and trainer Sue Gascoyne is opening the doors of multi-award winning sensory play company Play to Z, based in Colchester, Essex, to provide a limited number of Treasure Basket masterclasses. These hands-on, intimate sessions will enable participants to ask all the questions they never dared ask and discover from a world expert on Treasure Baskets, why Treasure Baskets are so important for children’s development, how to offer and use them, and the tricks of the trade and safety tips for creating the perfect Treasure Basket. Included in this fantastic package will be a drink and homemade cake, guidance notes and the opportunity to browse and buy treasures and sensory goodies in Play to Z’s warehouse, a never before offered opportunity!
Children's sensory processing difficulties can become an obstacle to learning, and represent a huge challenge for nurseries, schools and parents. This 1 hour session 2 to 3pm (plus browsing time 1.30-3.30 ) from author, Play therapist and trainer Sue Gascoyne, will offer hands-on guidance, demonstrations and bite-sized theory. The session will explore:
- How children learn through their senses.
- What it feels like to experience the world as a Sensory Being.
- Factors to consider when creating an enabling sensory environment.
- Low cost measures for supporting the sensory needs of the whole child.
Other Masterclasses planned for the new year include:
Sensory processing solutions - sharing tried and tested approaches for supporting children's sensory needs; or
A Fine Mess - understanding the benefits and meaning of children's chaos!
Dates for these coming soon, or if you want to make sure you're first in the queue, email us at email@example.com.