Powerful Playtimes

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Children learn through play. Come join us in this interactive workshop to explore new ways of playing with your children that will support their developmental growth. We will use everyday materials to provide children with enriching learning experiences.

Audience and Grade Level

Parents of children birth - 5

Date and Location

  • February 14, 2020, 9:00am - 12:00pm, Amherst Family Center (Register by Feb 13)
  • March 4, 2020, 10:30am - 11:30am, Southampton Public Library (Register by March 2)
  • March 17, 2020, 9:30am - 10:30am, Easthampton Family Center (Register by March 13)


The workshop is free! Advance registration is required to attend, using the form on the right side of the page.


Free childcare is available at all Puzzle of Parenting Workshops. If you need childcare, please indicate the number of children and their ages in the "Additional Needs" box when you register.


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    Mary Ellis Schreiber is the Coordinator of Early Childhood Professional Development and the Coordinator of the CFCE Program at CES. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Hampshire College and her Master’s degree at Bank Street College of Education. Her career includes working directly with young children and their families, developing curriculum to support conflict resolution skills in young children, and college level teaching.

For more information, contact:
Administrative Assistant
413.586.4900 x5568

Additional Information

Delays or cancellations are posted on this website, and details are also available by calling 413.586.4900 option 3. Please check after 6:30am for morning events, and 3:00pm for evening events.