Materials For Molding And Sculpting

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materials for molding and sculpting (clay, playdough, tools), cutting and pasting materials (scissors, paste, glue, collage materials) and materials for constructing (foam pieces, wood scraps, wire, pipe cleaners, recyclable materials), art books, photographs, posters (Gullo, n.d.)." The set up of the classroom also has to do with the group numbers that the children are working in and the location in which they are working in. According to Dominic F. Gullo, from the article “Teaching and learning in the Kindergarten Year” there are three things that Kindergarten teachers have to understand in order to make learning effective. One of those three things is that “kindergarten teachers must know their specific children—what they are like as a group, as well as their individual needs, interests, learning styles, and cultures (Gullo, n.d.)." Meaning that not every child will work the same way when he is put in a big group or individually. A whole group acvity is an activity that all of the children are working on together. In a Kindergarten classroom, this can usually mean doing circle time or morning circle or out loud reading. While doing a whole group activity the children will be practicing different skills such as “social and academic skills, speaking to a group about their experiences, listening to their classmates and responding appropriately with questions or comments, working cooperatively, and using and processing new information (Gullo, n.d.)." Kindergarten…
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