Finally, I work hard to create an indoor and outdoor environment that enriches, challenges, and encourages children to develop interests, connect with each other, have alone time, and learn through play. I accomplish this goal by continually assessing my play materials, adding new things, gauging my children’s interests and needs, and adjusting my environment accordingly.
It is important to make the best possible use of space and equipment so the children can enjoy the activities.All children will have equal opportunities to develop movement skills and the environment will be changed to help children practise the mivements skills.When planning physical activity we ensure that no child is excluded from play and activities are modified as necessary.
The practitioner in an early years setting supporting children’s play learning and development is extremely important, as play helps stimulate the child’s brain, supports their needs on an educational level, as well as helping them with social difficulties such as building relationships, developing them and helping them gain confidence. Many people believe that a child learns best when they are motivated, such as Fredrich Froebel. He believed that children benefitted from all types of play. The McMillan sisters believed that outdoor play was extra important as they studied children who played and slept outside and discovered that they were the happier and healthier children in comparison to those who only played inside.
1.Briefly explain why it is important that the team work together when supporting children and young people’s play.
CU1513 – Contribute to the support of positive environments for children and young people 1.1. Describe what is meant by a positive environment? Whatever age group or setting you are working with, you
Practitioners who show good practice understand the early years educators theories and take inspiration from them. They also identify the benefits of outdoor play and promote it at their settings for children’s learning and development.
ii. The way in which the Children Service’s environment is designed, equipped and organised determines the way that space and resources are used by children.
Children through play and leisure, children and young people explore their physical and social environment, test out ideas and concepts.
Environment has immediate effect on the quality of the children’s learning and development therefore it should be comfortable, interesting, attractive and appropriate for child or children who use it. There are a number of important factors to be considered while planning for safe indoor and outdoor environment but the most important ‘Every Child Matters’ i.e. everyone is an individual and may have particular needs. These different needs depend on their age and abilities. A suitable environment for a baby will be different from suitable environment for a three or four year old although some features will
Children’s development occurs through active participation in activities. In this home you have been learning all about how to play alongside and with the other children, this has helped you to gain confidence and strengthen your social skills. Collaboration with adults and with other children plays a central role in your development. You have a wonderful environment here where you get to develop and refine your physical skills like running, jumping, swimming and climbing. You have really developed your confidence. You really enjoy helping with gardening and other jobs with
Rachell Hinkamper 1. Suggest an appropriate literacy play center for a 1st grade class. What does it teach/reinforce? What materials do you need?
• Surrounding each home base is a cluster of resource rich activity pockets (primary activity spaces), one for each of the developmentally oriented activities for each age group in that house. Three to four activity pockets can be clustered together, each sized for 2-5 children plus a caregiver. Each activity pocket has a sense of closure, but has cross visibility and is easily visible by an adult. Each pocket has all the teaching materials, displays, and work/play surfaces necessary for that activity. Examples of the great variety necessary: block area, art studio, music corner, science corner, reading/listening area, sand/water play,
There are many inventions, but only few manage to influence your daily life. For me this is the Play Station Four. The Play Station Four has influenced me by allowing me to explore virtual worlds, and play online games with friends. First of all, the Play Station Four
In order to impede the epidemic of childhood obesity, the actual causes of the problem need to be evaluated and dissected. Obesity in children is becoming a huge problem in American society. In the past three decades, the rate of overweight children has increased by 300%. This is an alarming
It was a beautiful and sunny day at Montessori Children House. I rang the bell, which indicated the end of outdoor play time. Children started putting away tricycles and sand toys, stacking the blocks and walking towards the classroom door. Within a few minutes, the outdoor play area was cleaned up and almost most of the children returned to the classroom.