Therapeutic Play & Learn Groups

Session Four (Thursdays and Fridays, September 18 – October 16, 2020)

Dance movement therapist, volunteer and children dancing

It’s time for session 4! Our CTC team is ready to get you moving in this series. Join our speech, occupational, and dance/movement therapists for five weeks of dancing, playing and fun. For the next five weeks, Jan, Sarah, Erin and Rhonda will be delivering interactive activities that will test your child’s balance, core and dance moves!

Session Four includes five weeks of videos and two informative Q&A sessions with our therapists.

Questions? Please email us!

Learn more about the Kent County Success Basics with our Programs Director Janice Wilks.  These videos are great for parents to learn tips and tricks to help their children be successful.

You can access our weekly videos here!

  • Week Two: TALK
    (Posted Friday, September 25 | Add to Google Calendar)
  • Printable Resource Guide

Join us for our live Therapeutic Play Group Zoom Q&A Thursday, October 1, 6:00pm – 7:30pm (Facebook Event | Add to Google Calendar)

  • Week Three: COUNT
    (Posted Friday, October 2 | Add to Google Calendar)
  • Printable Resource Guide

 

    • Week Four: PLAY
      (Posted Friday, October 9 | Add to Google Calendar)
    • Printable Resource Guide

    Join us for our live Therapeutic Play Group Zoom Q&A Thursday, October 15, 6:00pm – 7:30pm (Facebook Event | Add to Google Calendar)

     

    • Week Five: READ
      (Posted Friday, October 16 | Add to Google Calendar)
    • Printable Resource Guide

    Find your balance with Rhonda!

    • Week One Video : Balance & Core-  Foundation, Basic beginning, roll, crawl, squat and stand
    • Week Two: Balance & Core- Starting to one foot balance
      (Posted Friday, September 25)
      • Printable Resource Guide
    • Week Three: Balance & Core- Balance and reach incorporating counting
      (Posted Friday, October 2)
      • Printable Resource Guide
    • Week Four: Balance & Core- Stand and tap, bend and touch one hand and foot
      (Posted Friday, October 9)
      • Printable Resource Guide
    • Week Five: Balance & Core- Stand heel toe, balance on a pillow
      (Posted Friday, October 16)
      • Printable Resource Guide

    Never miss a chance to dance!

    Join us for our live Therapeutic Play Group Zoom Q&A Thursday, October 1, 6:00pm – 7:30pm (Facebook Event | Add to Google Calendar)

     

    • Week Three: The ABC Song
      (Posted Friday, October 2)
      • Printable Resource Guide
    • Week Four: Get Back Up Again
      (Posted Friday, October 9)
      • Printable Resource Guide
    • Week Five: The Greatest Showman
      (Posted Friday, October 16)
      • Printable Resource Guide

    Move in the right direction with Erin!

    Never miss a chance to dance!

    • Week Two: 1 Step Directions
      (Posted Friday, September 25)
      • Printable Resource Guide
    • Week Three: 1 Step Directions prepositions of place
      (Posted Friday, October 2)
      • Printable Resource Guide
    • Week Four: 2 Step Directions
      (Posted Friday, October 9)
      • Printable Resource Guide
    • Week Five: Giving Directions
      (Posted Friday, October 16)
      • Printable Resource Guide

    Do you have any questions about incorporating therapy activities into your child’s routine at home? Do you have any questions about our Play and Learn videos? Come hang out with us, virtually! Program Director Jan Wilks and our therapists Erin Kinney-Fields (Speech), Rhonda Hines (OT), and Sarah Miller (DMT) as they teach us how to incorporate therapy into our play. This program was made possible by the generosity of Kent County taxpayers, and the voter-approved Ready By Five Early Childhood Millage.

    Sunday, August 30, 2:00pm-3:00pm

    Sunday, September 13, 2:00pm-3:00pm

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    Session Three (Fridays and Sundays, August 7 – September 13, 2020)

    It’s time for Session 3! Whether you’re brand new to our groups, or a seasoned alumni, we look forward to learning more about you and your family. In your own time, join Jan, Erin, Sarah, and Rhonda as we explore new ways to engage in speech and movement therapy at home. Then, every other week, join our live Q&A sessions with our therapists. Round up your children and join the fun!

    Session Three includes five weeks of videos and three live Play & Learn Groups/Therapist Q&As. 

    Questions? Please email us!

    Welcome to Week One of our third series, where we’ll play with boxes!

    Visit our full playlist here. 

    Let’s have a Ball for Week 4!

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    It’s week two, and we’re excited to round up the family!

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    Stacking for Week 5!

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    For week three, we’re beating the heat with water!

    Visit our full playlist here.

    Do you have any questions about incorporating therapy activities into your child’s routine at home? Do you have any questions about our Play and Learn videos? Come hang out with us, virtually! Program Director Jan Wilks and our therapists Erin Kinney-Fields (Speech), Rhonda Hines (OT), and Sarah Miller (DMT) as they teach us how to incorporate therapy into our play. This program was made possible by the generosity of Kent County taxpayers, and the voter-approved Ready By Five Early Childhood Millage.

    Sunday, August 30, 2:00pm-3:00pm

    Sunday, September 13, 2:00pm-3:00pm

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    Session Two (Wednesdays, June 24 – July 29, 2020)

    We’re back with our second Virtual Therapeutic Play and Learn Groups, and this time, we brought toys! In your own time, join Jan, Erin, Sarah, and Rhonda as we explore new ways to engage in speech and movement therapy at home.

    New to this session, we’ve developed therapeutic play kits that include everything you need to play along with our therapists. Make sure you register to get your kit, then round up your children and join the fun!

    Session Two includes five weeks of videos and three live Play & Learn Groups/Therapist Q&As. 

    Questions? Please email us!

    Welcome to Week One of our second series! This week’s theme is the egg! The full playlist is here and the combined handout is here.

    Welcome to Week Four of our second series! This week, we’re going to discuss colors! The full playlist is here and the combined handout is here.

     

    Welcome to Week Two of our second series! This week, we’re going to discuss emotion! The full playlist is here and the combined handout is here.

    Welcome to Week Five of our second series! It’s time for Elmo! The full playlist is here and the combined handout is here.

     

    Welcome to Week Three of our second series! This week, we’re going to discuss colors! The full playlist is here and the combined handout is here.

     

    Join us for our live Therapeutic Play Groups and Therapist Q&As:

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    Session One (Posted on Wednesdays, May 6 – June 3, 2020)

    Welcome to Week One! The full playlist is here and the combined handout is here.

    Welcome to Week Four! The full playlist is here and the combined handout is here.

    Welcome to Week Two! The full playlist is here and the combined handout is here.

    Welcome to Week Five! The full playlist is here and the combined handout is here.

    Welcome to Week Three! The full playlist is here and the combined handout is here.

    Join us for our live Therapeutic Play Groups and Therapist Q&A. Connect to us on Facebook to stay up to date on when they are scheduled. The next upcoming playgroup is Wednesday, June 10. There are two sessions:

    Meet your CTC Play Group Team:

    Janice Wilks MA, Director of Programs

    Rhonda Hines COTA/L, Occupational Therapist
    Erin Kinney-Fields MA CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist
    Sarah Miller MS R-DMT, Dance/Movement Therapist

    This program was made possible because of the generosity of Kent County taxpayers and the voter-approved Ready by Five Early Childhood Millage.