Level 2 training for the Play Box, takes the participants a step further in using the DUPLO elements in fun, playful learning. The training looks closely at reading readiness, physical activities and using additional materials in creative builds and story telling.
Readers R Leaders have been partnering with CFE to reach children in their community and to assist them with reading and speaking. Volunteers from this organisation can been seen learning how to use the DUPLO Play Box to excite children about reading.
Brent Hutcheson did a presentation with just 2 Bricks at a "Breadth of Skills" seminar at Brookings in Washington DC. Was wonderful to have South Africa represented by the Director-General of Basic Education - Mr Mweli and support from the head of education at UNICEF SA - Dr Otieno.
What a privilege to have been hosted by Gary Player on his stud farm in the Free State with Lily & Arnie Geerts, Dean Burmeister, teachers and 1st Team golf boys and parents from Grey Bloem.
Even got them all to play with Six Bricks ...
Parents and children playing together - wonderful to see the joy and excitement as they explored different tools to make and build their own toys. The LEGO Foundation and Sesame Workshop have launched a project dedicated to promoting playful learning and adult participation in guided play.