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Published April 26, 2014, 06:19 PM

Hands-On Learning Fair draws hundreds of parents and children

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Also in Grand Forks more than 1,500 parents and their kids took over the Purpur Arena for the 23rd annual Hands-On Learning Fair.

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Also in Grand Forks more than 1,500 parents and their kids took over the Purpur Arena for the 23rd annual Hands-On Learning Fair.

The event emphasized active involvement in the learning process with adults guiding children in the exploration process.

Dawn Itanilles/Hands-On Learning Fair: "This is our event to raise awareness of how children learn through play. How parents are children's first teachers and how we want parents involved in their children’s learning and in their play."

The fair is held in observance of the "Week of the Young Child" and "Child Abuse Prevention Month."

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