Your Quarantined Kid Is Growing in Amazing Ways (That You May Have to Squint to See)

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Join us for a free webinar with Lenore Skenazy, founder of the Free-Range Kids movement, and Tracy Tomasso, executive director of Let Grow, for a discussion about the opportunities presented by this unusual school year and an approaching summer that may look a little different without live camps and other standbys for your elementary-age children.

6/9, Your Quarantined Kid Is Growing in Amazing Ways (That You May Have to Squint to See)
with Lenore Skenazy and Tracy Tomasso
11 am PT / 12 pm MT / 1 pm CT / 2 pm ET
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Key Takeaways
*When adults step back, kids step up: The magic of being preoccupied.
*What kids are enjoying most about this period, and how to make it last.
*How to stop seeing wasted time as wasted time.
*Playing doesn’t always look like total fun. That’s okay.
*Kids are seeds. They need water to grow. Free time is the water.

Presenters


Lenore Skenazy, president of Let Grow, founder of the Free-Range Kids movement (and book!)

Tracy Tomasso, executive director of Let Grow and mother of a 5-year-old Montessori student!

Let Grow is a nonprofit that helps parents, educators, and communities give children the independence they need to grow up resourceful and resilient.

Webinar Series
Guidepost Montessori is hosting a series of free webinars on learning at home and other parenting topics! We are partnering with other organizations with overlapping missions to bring you a wealth of expertise and resources for parenting. Whether you're interested in learning more about Montessori education, a prospective or enrolled family looking to connect with our larger community, a Montessori practitioner, or a parent interested in how to incorporate Montessori principles at home, we'd love for you to join us!

More Resources
For more free support and upcoming webinars, join our Elementary Family Framework. Other resources, support, and virtual community events are available there.

Guidepost Montessori is a a global network of schools serving 3,500+ families with early education programs, including Emergency Care for Essential Workers (ECEW) during the COVID-19 crisis. Looking for more free content? Download Guidepost Parent from the App Store for personalized Montessori inspiration and activities.

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