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It's a Magical World of Children - Cleveland

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LIVE • Holiday Inn Independence
October 19, 2024
8:00 am to 1:00 pm

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This Seminar Begins At:

2:00 am
Hawaii Time
4:00 am
Alaska Time
5:00 am
Pacific Time
6:00 am
Mountain Time
7:00 am
Central Time
8:00 am
Eastern Time

Credits: 0.50
Earn 5 Clock Hours

Seminar Pricing:

This Event is Ohio Approved (ID #10145237)

You do not have to choose. All areas will be covered. 

Strategies and Fun Activities to Make Circle Time Even More Magical
Circle time can be chaotic or it can be the best time to teach young children new concepts and build community * Learn how to handle the transitions to circle time * Get answers to questions like: how do I get the children to sit still, how do I hold children’s attention, how do I get rid of the wiggles * Create the best circle time ever!

25 Ways to Prevent, Reduce, or Stop Challenging Behaviors
Have you noticed that the same children typically challenge you daily? * Receive 25 proven practical strategies to help children who challenge * Reliable strategies to make your classroom calmer * Set boundaries that stick * Get children to listen the first time you say something * Strategies you can easily and immediately implement

Bouncing Back, Creating Resilience in Children
Things to say and do to help children be resilient and bounce back * Doorways to effective communication * Tools for listening to children * Five ways to build resiliency in children * Powerful must-know strategies to help children build a foundation to lead happier and more fulfilling lives.

LET’S PLAY!  Activities for Little Learners
Fun inexpensive activities to enhance your classroom * Add valuable playful learning fun to your daily activities with awesome DIY props * Songs * Fingerplays * Movement * Art * Music * Activities to add learning, laughter, and fun to your curriculum.

Taking Care of You!  Self-Care for Caregivers and Remembering our Why
Do you ever feel overwhelmed and over-stressed? Learn great stressbusters to handle stress and take care of yourself * 20+ practical tips, strategies, and ways to beat stress before it beats you * Get refreshed * Reclaim your purpose and ignite your passion.


5-Hour Certificate 

All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance recognized by the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services, Division of Child Care, for 5 Professional Development Inservice Hours.
This Event is Ohio Approved (ID #10145237)
- 2 Hours 
Learning Environments and Experiences
- 2 Hours Child Growth and Development
- 1 Hour Professionalism



  • There will not be a lunch break.
  • Coffee and snacks will not be provided.

Regular Registration


Group size 1-9 people: $39 per person

Group size 10+: $34 per person

Late Registration

After OCT. 15, 2024

Group size 1-9 people: $44 per person

Group size 10+: $39 per person



Category: Discipline/Guidance & Development Family & Community Child Growth and Development


Dr. Maryln Appelbaum

Dr. Maryln Appelbaum

You’re in for a treat!  Maryln Appelbaum is totally amazing. Her laughter is contagious, and so is her love of teaching children. She captivates, motivates, inspires, entertains, and wows audience members with her stories, strategies, songs, and her VERY special laugh!

Here are just a few of the things that audience members say about Maryln.

  • "Real life scenarios, it was as if Maryln knew the kids in my school and had been in our classrooms."
  • “Her laugh is a TEN, and so is this seminar."
  • "Absolutely outstanding!!! Maryln is knowledgeable and sympathetic to the struggles of teachers."
  • "After 21 years of teaching, Maryln GAVE ME NEW IDEAS to take back to my classroom." 
  • “Very few things get better with age. Maryln is among those few. You must attend a training with her.”
  • “Simply the best. Need I say more.”
  • “Feeling excited for Monday to incorporate everything being taught.”
  • “So much fun being here and learning so many great methods that can make me a better teacher”
  • “I love her laugh.  Every time I hear her laugh, I smile.”
  • “Maryln, is spectacular.  Never thought I would see you do downward dog in front of an audience.”
  • “Love your training. You inspire me to be the best I can be.”

Maryln is sometimes called “The Child Care Guru” because she has answers to the tough questions when working with children. She combines her education of both undergraduate and graduate degrees in education and psychology, and her early childhood experience as a teacher, director, and owner of 3 early childhood centers.  She has written more than 30 books for early childhood, appeared on TV and Radio Talk Shows. Tens of thousands of early childhood teachers get her daily “Message from Maryln” emails that give them strategies, inspiration, and hope.  She has spoken to hundreds of thousands of audience members.  They go back to work motivated and excited to implement what they have learned.  You and your staff will too! Get ready for an awesome day filled with joy, laughter and learning.