BrainBoosters Play & Learn Program
Summary: Play & Learn is an ECD program consisting of training, age-appropriate educational toys, and books to aid care-giving. Through play, the program empowers caregivers in the community to teach foundational concepts for early learning such as colors, shapes, and numeracy; as well as help children to develop pre-literacy skills. --- Over the last two decades, a substantial body of scientific evidence has accumulated confirming that the first 1,000 days of a child's life are the most critical for brain development. In response to these findings, the BrainBooster's Play & Learn Program was established as an innovative solution for parents and caregivers with no formal early childhood development (ECD) training to discover how to bes...
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Description of Scale and Reach
The Play & Learn Program launched in 2011 with three staff members that trained parents exclusively in the workplace. It has since grown to include community development initiatives and different components tailored to reflect the latest research and needs of the group. This has led to the development of the Play & Learn product line as it exists today.