Fisher-Price, the leading brand of infant and preschool toys in the world, has established a long-standing commitment towards parents to partner with them in giving their children the best possible start in life. In keeping with this mission, Fisher-Price celebrated 80 years of “Power of Play” by organizing a workshop that not only promoted the magic of motherhood, but also explained how ‘Play’ enhances development & learning.
As part of this initiative, Fisher- Price invited mothers with babies between the ages of 0-3 years to a workshop organized in association with ‘Mother & Baby’ – the parenting magazine that everybody loves! and ‘Hamleys’ the destination store for kids of all ages, where Play comes alive!
The workshop was conducted under the aegis of the PEDIA (Parent Education Information & Awareness) program and aims to support families with young children through a breadth of products and services that make early childhood more fun, enriching and helps kids play, laugh and grow.
The workshop saw Ms. Swati Popat from Podar Education and Child development specialist, Dr. Jyothika Bijlani speak about the importance of learning and child development through fun and play while touching upon early educational methods. The experts interacted and resolved the queries of parents through an interactive session which covered the following topics:
* Growth and development milestones
* Revisiting the importance of play
* Tips to get the most out of play
* What to look for in a toy
* Early educational methods
Celebrity mom Tara Sharma shared her personal experiences in raising her kids through the power of play, sharing insights from her show – Fisher- Price presents The Tara Sharma Show- Ek Nayi ma ka Safar which airs on Imagine TV and POGO on Saturday’s at 6:30 pm and 9:00 pm.
Speaking during the workshop, Tara Sharma said, “The learning process for a child begins from the unborn stage itself. Hence it is extremely important to expose them to a vibrant educational system that is based on both self- learning and fun.”
The gathering saw a good response from parents who were keen to know more about growth and child development milestones.