Dr. Lorie Rowles, MS, OTR/LAssociate Professor, Occupational TherapyEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 814-472-2749
Activities: Check out SFU for Kids to learn about Family Game Nights other great events
Hours of Operation:Tuesdays and Thursdays5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.Bottom Floor of DiSepio (#35 on map)Campus Map
The purpose of a toy lending library is to lend toys free-of-charge to families in the community. Play Works Toy Lending Library was founded in 2009 by Dr. Lorie Rowles. The program was designed to meet the needs of the community for all children from birth to eight years of age so that children have the opportunity to engage in play for development.
Play is a child’s occupation, it is an important activity to promote growth and development and to learn how to problem solve and learn skills needed to become a healthy adult. Play teaches children about their bodies, how to play by the rules, to develop social skills, to develop strength and coordination, and to learn how to work as part of a team.
The Toy Lending Library also has Family Game Nights. Explore a variety of board games, puzzles and Big Yard Games (played inside) such as Big Jenga, Big Connect Four, Big Kurplunk, and Big Uno.
Join us for FREE FUN!
Occupational Therapy Sophomore Allie Cummings, tells us about her experience as a Toy Ambassador at Saint Francis University's Toy Lending Library.
“Our daughter loves the Toy Library! She can’t wait to come back!”
“By coming to the Toy Lending Library, my child learned how to use scissors for the first time!”
“We like coming here because it gives our son a lot of different toys to play with that he doesn’t have at home.”
“My child has so much fun here!”
“When my grandchildren visit, we like to come here to play!”
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