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Calling all superheroes: Developing superhero play in the early years

Wednesday 3rd Feb @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

children dressed up with super hero capes

Superheroes are a huge part of popular culture and many children naturally engage in superhero play. However, this type of play is not without its challenges in early years settings. How should we respond appropriately to children playing with weapons, or engaging in rough and tumble play?

In this FREE one-hour webinar, early years expert Tamsin Grimmer will address these difficult issues and explain:

  • The benefits of superhero play and how you can embrace its many benefits
  • How to differentiate between aggressive play and violence
  • How to respond to weapon play
  • How to instil ‘super’ qualities in our children through play.

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About the speaker:

Tamsin Grimmer is an experienced and excellent consultant and trainer, the early years director of Linden Learning and a part-time lecturer at Bath Spa University. Tamsin is passionate about young children’s learning and development and is fascinated by how very young children think. She believes that all children deserve practitioners who are inspiring, dynamic, reflective and passionate about teaching them and has a keen interest in the different ways that children learn.

Tamsin is particularly interested in play, active learning, promoting positive behaviour and supporting early language development. She has written three books (Calling All Superheroes, School Readiness and the Characteristics of Effective Learning and Observing and Developing Schematic Behaviour) with a fourth on Developing a Loving Pedagogy due to be published in Spring 2020.


Wednesday 3rd Feb
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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