PARED 016 Creative Activities Lab I • 3 Cr.


Provides education and personal exploration opportunities for parenting the young child ages three through seven years old. Students will explore the cognitive, emotional, social and physical development of the young child through research based information, discussion, and observation. Students will observe and practice models of child guidance practices and techniques in the laboratory classrooms.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Implement lab Risk Management requirements.
  • Recognize normal physical, social-emotional, and cognitive development of the 3-5 year old child.
  • Assess own strengths and challenges of parenting, and areas for future growth.
  • Identify roles of tradition and ritual in healthy family life.