Make & Take

Thursday, July 13, 2017 – 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Make & Take is an afternoon event presented by three engaging national speakers — you will love these sessions! Attendees will rotate from three different ballrooms to create a variety of games, puppets, books and instructional activities to take back into the classroom!  Each participant will receive a fabulous Frog Street supply kit and materials to design purposeful activities for immediate classroom use.  Participants will receive 4 hours of training credit and must be registered for Splash Conference to attend the Make & Take Session.  Additional fee required.

Presenters for the Splash 2017 Make & Take session include:

A Big Book of Songs To Play!

Jim Gill, Oak Park, Illinois

Create a big book filled with the lyrics of some of Jim Gill’s best singable songs filled with opportunities for ACTIVE play! Bring this big book back to your classroom to read, sing and play!

Puppet Play: Using Puppets to Connect Children and Their Imagination

Mary Jo Huff, Newburgh, Indiana

Puppets have their own personalities. Come learn simple puppetry techniques and experience hands-on practice. You will leave full of superhero confidence to use your own puppet back in the classroom!

Sensational Circle Time: Be a Super Hero with Purpose and Props!

Debbie Clement, Columbus, Ohio

Debbie Clement dusts off her old “art-teacher hat” and leads participants in creating super-powered props for you to take home in your suitcase to enliven your circle time. Come marvel in your own DIY skills as you assemble all of the pieces and parts to soar high above with “giraffes and pompoms and monsters: oh my!”