Willimantic, CT – – The School of Continuing Education at Eastern Connecticut State University will be offering three non-credit classes in March, April and May in the Child and Family Development Resource Center that support young children’s creativity and skills.
Teresa Surprenant, instructor of education, will teach “Supporting Your Child’s Musical Development.” The class will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on March 18. The class is an informative, hands-on musical event that will enable parents to learn about their child’s musical development and how to support it. Childcare will be provided.
Surprenant will also teach “Supporting Your Child’s Literacy Skills Through Daily Routines.” The class will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on April 10. The class enables families to support their children’s development by engaging them in meaningful discussions during daily routines.
Visual Arts Professor Claudia Widdis, will teach “Exploring Abstract Wood Sculpture.” The class will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on May 7. During the class, families will be using wood and other materials to make fun creations for children.
The fee for each workshop is $10 per adult. Dinner will be served from 5:30-6 p.m. To register, contact Indira Petoskey, assistant dean of the School of Continuing Education, at (860) 465-5066 or petoskeyi@easternct.edu