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APPLIED Certificate in Developmental Play (Level 2) Theory only 

This course shows you how to apply Developmental Play to children, however they learn and wherever they are.
Please note for the full Level 2 you need to complete the face to face practicum which has an additional cost and can be booked through contacting our local provider @
In this online theory course we show you how we are applying the Developmental Play model in India and the Philippines, and share interviews with global experts. Study the theory in your own time with online units with lectures, podcasts, worksheets and reflections and input from global specialists in play and development.


Starting date

Available from January 2023


12 months access



What you are going to learn

Learning outcomes:

Apply developmental play practice to their work situation
Understand sensory play, group dynamics and the role of play in learning
Understand the play needs of children with social, emotional and cognitive challenges
Design and deliver creative play interventions for individuals and groups
Throughout this course you will discover :

  • The power of play
  • Inspiration from play practitioners across the world 
  • Your own playfulness and assumptions about it 
  • How play works 
  • How to harness  play for your children's development and wellbeing 

Caroline Essame and the CreateCATT Team

Educators, Cinicians and Global thought leaders in play
The CEO and Founder of CreateCATT and her team of global experts in play based work bring you best practice in play based on Occupational Therapy, neurological-science, developmental psychology and play based education.

Course reviews

"The trainers were amazing and so knowledgeable"
"My heart is dancing because of this session’s magical moments. Working alongside you all and learning from you all is just so AMAZING. This is the cup of hope we all need to keep on in this Pandemic."
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