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Playtastic! Sensational Days of Summer - Online

LIVE • Online
June 3, 2023
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:

 Great News! 

It is not necessary to purchase the end-of-course true/false quiz! It is included in every webinar purchase.

Watch LIVE or the recording within 2 weeks of the broadcast date - The recording will be removed on June 24, 2023.

Please filter our trainings by state to see if these types of trainings are accepted in your state registry system.

* The states below states require specific guidelines for online training

Missouri  Those in Missouri who wish to receive MOPD credit must take their end-of-course exam no later than noon on June 5, 2023. Be sure your MOPD ID number is listed in your Appelbaum account profile in the "State Registry ID" field.

Minnesota Those in Minnesota who wish to receive DEVELOP credit must take their end-of-course exam no later than noon on June 5, 2023. Be sure your DEVELOP ID number is listed in your Appelbaum account profile in the "State Registry ID" field.

Oklahoma - After you complete your end-of-course exam, please call us or email to request that your credit gets entered into the CECPD registry system

“Playtastic!” An Entire Training for Sensational Summer Fun!
Have fun learning great new play activities to do with children.
Play, Sing, dance, move, and groove. Make summer days fun times for children to learn and grow.

Specific Areas that will be Covered:

  • Great Indoor and Outdoor Fun Activities
  • How to Stop the Summer “Crazies” when Kids Can Get Wild
    Turn it Around so They Have Fun Playing and Behave Appropriately
  • Reinventing Storytime with Music & Movement
  • Integrating Dance, Music and Yoga into Your Storytime Routine
  • Summer Activities and Games that Teach Social Emotional Skills of Kindness, Sharing & Respect 
  • How to Make Bouncing Bubbles, Volcanos, and More
  • Super Sensory Fun
  • Summertime Art
  • Play and Learn with an a Special Summer Book Theme
  • Creative Yet Simple Ways to Bring the Books in Your Classroom to Life
  • Special Summertime Fun 
  • Helping Hands Projects for Children to Learn to Help Others
  • Individual, Small Group, and Large Group Activities
  • Songs, Music, Fingerplays
  • Circle Activities
  • Summer Fitness Fun Kids and You Will Love
  • Special Songs to Start and End the Day
  • Bonus:  Some Songs in Spanish Too!

5-Hour Certificate 

After viewing the course, pass a brief follow-up true/false exam for your 5-hour certificate. You will not be able to answer the questions until after the seminar ends. If you watch the seminar, you can answer all questions easily. Those who answer less than 70% correctly will be required to pay a $5 retake fee. No need to worry - failed exams are rare.

You will find the exam in your EXAMS TO TAKE tab.

Regular Registration

NO LATER THAN June 1, 2023

Group size 1-5 people: $29.99 per person

Group size 6+: $24.99 per person

Late Registration

After June 1, 2023

Group size 1-5 people: $34.99 per person

Group size 6+: $29.99 per person



Category: 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.

Marty Appelbaum

Marty Appelbaum

Whoohoo!  Marty, America’s #1 early childhood motivational speaker, is going to present this awesome seminar. Audiences across the country rave his praises. 

Here are just a few of the things they say about Marty:

  • “So motivating! So moving! So informative! So good!”
  • “Marty is a fabulous speaker!”
  • “Information was amazing and the laughter was constant!”
  • “Best early childhood seminar I’ve been to ever!”
  • “Love the strategies, the humor, and the real-life examples”
  • “The best seminar my staff has EVER attended.”  
  • “Marty rocks! Love the energy!”
  • “Can’t wait to incorporate these tips in my class!” 

Marty is the real deal! He has a unique teaching and presenting background that few have spanning over 30 years. He has taught in classrooms ranging from infant age through high school seniors. He is a master at captivating and engaging audiences. He combines his own real-life experiences, stories, songs, fun games with strategies to take back to the classroom. There’s never a dull moment. There's no falling asleep at his seminars! Marty has appeared on television and radio. Over 250,000 educators have attended training events led by Marty. Audiences 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.

Jamaica Stevens

Jamaica Stevens

Jamaica Stevens is a teacher, entrepreneur, speaker, published author, self-taught chef, and children's music artist and producer. In 2004, after teaching preschool for 7.5 years, Jamaica founded JAMaROO Kids, which specializes in providing weekly enrichment classes for young children at over 100 schools in California and a dozen schools in Washington State. Her published written work includes "The Vegetarian Cookbook for Kids" and "Yoga Adventure!", as well as producing the original children's album "Celebrate with JAMaROO Kids", which can be found on Itunes, Spotify and all major streaming platforms. Jamaica has taught over 10,000 classes to young children and has worked with over 100,000 children and families over the past 20+ years! She presents at educational conferences all over the United States and has captured the attention of over 3 million views on the JAMaROO Kids YouTube Channel.

Paulina Perez and Kelli Jacoby "The Child Care Crew"

Paulina Perez and Kelli Jacoby "The Child Care Crew"

Paulina and Kelli ("The Child Care Crew") bring passion, energy, and enthusiasm every time they join our Live Online Seminars. They are both passionate about helping teachers learn new songs and games for their classrooms.