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Shauna M. AdamsFollow

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Ballroom

Start Date

12-7-2013 2:00 PM

End Date

12-7-2013 3:00 PM

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Play is powerful at all stages of development and learning, but is especially important in the faith formation of young children. Play provides opportunities to learn and practice new concepts and skills. Play inspires children to act out stories, and in turn, provides opportunities for children to make meaning of their world. In this session, participants will learn how to create a play-based faith formation program that helps young children come to understand the wonders of God’s love.

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Jul 12th, 2:00 PM Jul 12th, 3:00 PM

Blocks, Dress-ups, and Make Believe: The Power of Play in the Faith Formation of Young Children

Ballroom

Play is powerful at all stages of development and learning, but is especially important in the faith formation of young children. Play provides opportunities to learn and practice new concepts and skills. Play inspires children to act out stories, and in turn, provides opportunities for children to make meaning of their world. In this session, participants will learn how to create a play-based faith formation program that helps young children come to understand the wonders of God’s love.