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Spotlight on Infants and Toddlers - Online

LIVE • Online
November 6, 2021
8:30 am to 1:30 pm Central Check Time Zones

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This Seminar Begins At:

3:30 am
Hawaii Time
5:30 am
Alaska Time
6:30 am
Pacific Time
7:30 am
Mountain Time
8:30 am
Central Time
9:30 am
Eastern Time

Credits: 0.50
Earn 5 Clock Hours When You Pass Exam

Seminar Pricing:

Watch LIVE or the recording within 2 weeks of the broadcast date - the recording will be removed on November 20

* Missouri and Minnesota only: Those in Missouri and Minnesota who wish to receive MOPD/Develop credit must take their certificate exam no later than noon on Monday, November 8, 2021

Each Topic Area Below Is Included

Spotlight on Infant & Toddler Learning Activities and Games
Fun activities for different ages  * Special fun games to promote sensory and visual development in infants * Songs, fingerplays, and games and laughter for Toddlers * Great ways to create fun times for you and tots

Smart Starts:  Building Brain Power in Infants and Toddlers
Must-knows about the developing brain * How and why the early years are vital to brain development * Facts about the brain’s development the first years of life * How to boost brain smarts  * Activities to build relationships and brains

The Special Language of Tots!
Amazing ways tots communicate and how to recognize what they are saying *  Discover the power of “Tot Talk” so you know what they really mean and want as they communicate that they are angry, sad, over-stimulated, or cranky.

10 Must-Knows for Fussy Irritable Infants and Toddlers
Learn the most common reasons infants get fussy and cry and what to do * Strategies that work for both infants and toddlers to calm children * Set the stage for the beginning of self-regulation

Developmental Milestones:  Ages and Stages 
Fun activities for different ages  * Special fun games to promote sensory and visual development in infants * Songs, fingerplays, and games and laughter for Toddlers * Great ways to create fun times for you and tots

Brain-friendly Ways to Make Each Day Easier Working with Tots
Learn the brain-friendly way to calm children * How to make drop-off and pick-up easier and more comfortable for all involved * How to have restful naptime routines *   Tearless diaper changes * Interactive Meal times   


5-Hour Certificate 

After viewing, pass a brief follow-up exam for a 5-hour certificate. The exam is an additional $5. See the bottom of this page to find the $5 exam, add it to your cart, and pay. You will see the exam in your Order History, but will not be able to take it until after the seminar ends on Saturday.


Regular Registration

NO LATER THAN November 4, 2021

Group size 1-4 people: $25.00 per person

Group size 5+: $21.00 per person

Late Registration

November 5, 6, 2021

Group size 1-4 people: $29.00 per person

Group size 5+: $24.00 per person

Category: Discipline/Guidance & Development Environment & Curriculum Child Growth and Development


Dr. Maryln Appelbaum

Dr. Maryln Appelbaum

You’re in for a treat!  Maryln Appelbaum is totally amazing. Her laughter is contagious, and so is her love of teaching children. She captivates, motivates, inspires, entertains, and wows audience members with her stories, strategies, songs, and her VERY special laugh!

Here are just a few of the things that audience members say about Maryln.

  • "Real life scenarios, it was as if Maryln knew the kids in my school and had been in our classrooms."
  • “Her laugh is a TEN, and so is this seminar."
  • "Absolutely outstanding!!! Maryln is knowledgeable and sympathetic to the struggles of teachers."
  • "After 21 years of teaching, Maryln GAVE ME NEW IDEAS to take back to my classroom." 
  • “Very few things get better with age. Maryln is among those few. You must attend a training with her.”
  • “Simply the best. Need I say more.”
  • “Feeling excited for Monday to incorporate everything being taught.”
  • “So much fun being here and learning so many great methods that can make me a better teacher”
  • “I love her laugh.  Every time I hear her laugh, I smile.”
  • “Maryln, is spectacular.  Never thought I would see you do downward dog in front of an audience.”
  • “Love your training. You inspire me to be the best I can be.”

Maryln is sometimes called “The Child Care Guru” because she has answers to the tough questions when working with children. She combines her education of both undergraduate and graduate degrees in education and psychology, and her early childhood experience as a teacher, director, and owner of 3 early childhood centers.  She has written more than 30 books for early childhood, appeared on TV and Radio Talk Shows. Tens of thousands of early childhood teachers get her daily “Message from Maryln” emails that give them strategies, inspiration, and hope.  She has spoken to hundreds of thousands of audience members.  They go back to work motivated and excited to implement what they have learned.  You and your staff will too! Get ready for an awesome day filled with joy, laughter and learning.