The Importance of Play in Early Childhood

(63 customer reviews)

This course provides an overview of the importance of play for promoting optimal development across all domains during early childhood and beyond. Participants will learn about the benefits of play, different types of play, and ways to promote more play in children’s lives.

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Georgia, Kentucky, Nevada, New York

63 reviews for The Importance of Play in Early Childhood


    I learned a lot about play and how it enhances all types of learning.

  2. Kaly ELMHURST, NY

    I enjoyed this course

  3. Denise BEDFORD, PA

    This was a very interesting course

  4. Evelyn EAST ORANGE, NJ

    I like these course.

  5. Debbie WOODRUFF, SC

    This is a valuable learning tool and resource for Early Childhood teachers.

  6. Florence BRIDGEPORT, CT

    I learned a lot about the importance of play and ready to let my students play more to increase their various skills.

  7. Julie HONOLULU, HI

    Excellent course !

  8. Marlene SPRING FIELD, VA

    It is a wonderful training, I learned a lot of types of plays and I’m going to incorporate to the classroom.


    Everything was great!!!

  10. Almeda VIOLA, AR

    this course was very informative.

  11. Julie MANASSAS, VA

    Good organization. Handouts are wonderful and useful.

  12. Kimberly YOUNGSTOWN, OH

    excellent course

  13. Francis LINCOLNWOOD, IL

    It was interesting

  14. Trisha STATESBORO, GA

    this course was well developed

  15. Jackie TEMPLE, TX



    this course is an instructive and enriching contributionto my work

  17. Celita NORCROSS, GA

    I like learning about how the children learning with the toys and games


    Every thing was excellent

  19. Tammie DUNWOODY, GA

    I really like this course it help me learn alot

  20. Kathleen LISBON, CT

    Great courses thus far!


    A good course.


    Thanks very much, that was great!!

  23. Shaivi WALTHAM, MA

    Very informative content


    I really enjoyed taking these courses. They have given me ideas to help in the class room and care giving.

  25. Eleanor BALTIMORE, MD

    Always learn something new or reminded how to improve on things already in place.

  26. Jayne LOWELL, MI

    Great information. Handouts are helpful!

  27. Laurie SAYVILLE, NY

    wonderful course, thanks

  28. Kor’Asia CHICAGO, IL

    Good training

  29. Arlene TROY, OH

    Excellent training!

  30. Maranda LA GRANGE, KY

    Great Course

  31. Andrea ELLICOTT CITY, MD

    The handout are very helpful to learn material and stay focused!

  32. Josefina SUFFOLK, VA

    Thanks for putting this course together. It was very informative.

  33. patricia FARMINGTON, MI

    These training’s are extremely helpful. So much great information to add to our program.

  34. Chantel COLUMBUS, OH

    Interesting course

  35. Priscilla AUBURN, WA

    this is the second course I’ve taking and I’m enjoying what i’m learning..

  36. Susan MEDINA, OH

    Learned a lot, work with Babies, ages 9 months to 16 months.


    Excellent course.

  38. Michelle DOWNERS GROVE, IL

    I really appreciate the information I got from this course. With the exception of the courses on SIDS and Shaken Baby Syndrome, I think that this course on the importance of play in early childhood was the most valuable, insightful, behavior changing course I’ve taken through ccei –and I have taken 50 hours of study so far.

  39. Cheryl MORTON GROVE, IL

    enjoyed this and learned a lot!

  40. Andrea LEXINGTON, KY

    Good course

  41. Lakshmi MADISON, MS

    This is the best and useful course

  42. Karina MORRISVILLE, PA

    I’m satisfied and happy for ending my first course

  43. Latanya ESSEX, MD

    I truly enjoyed this course

  44. Alberta ALEXANDRIA, VA


  45. Kristin PARKER, CO

    enjoying this so far – very organized!

  46. Laurie HOLIDAY, FL

    Wonderful course..thank you.

  47. Dorothy CHICAGO, IL

    very good course

  48. Nina KENNESAW, GA

    This course helped me understand the different stages of play better.

  49. Joanne BETHEL, CT

    Thank you for providing valid courses that are easily accessible for working professionals.

  50. Cristina SILVER SPRING, MD

    CCEI is a great help to me. i learn a lot just in the comfort of my home.

  51. Calla PINCKNEY, MI

    thought the content was valuable

  52. Tamika COVINGTON, GA

    I like this course

  53. Deborah RENO, NV

    love love love program

  54. Heather BALTIMORE, MD

    The examples of real life classroom situations throughout this course were very helpful and really helped me relate my own classroom and teaching habits to the material in the course.

  55. Alberta ALEXANDRIA, VA


  56. Claudia DENVER, CO

    I enjoy these courses

  57. Michelle CLOVERLY, MD

    Very good

  58. Brittany CHAPEL HILL, NC

    This is a great course


    Great course, will recommend this to fellow teachers.

  60. Karen CLEVELAND, TN

    Great course!

  61. Patti KELLER, TX

    Very insightful and well organized!

  62. Terri ATHENS, GA

    Excellent training.

  63. Kimberly CONCORD, NC

    I now have a better understanding of why different learning centers are important in the classroom

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