1.1 Explain The Importance Of Helping Children To Manage Risk In A Learning Environment

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Hand out Shown below, is a layout of the care for a child of one year old. TIME ACTIVITIY 07:00-08:00 Breakfast- suitable porridge/crumpet and fruit. Milk/juice/water free play and story time 08:00-08:30 Song time and nursery rhymes 08:45-09-00 Imaginative play 09:00-09:15 Juice/water/milk and biscuits/toast/variety of fruits 09:15-09:45 Toilet time/nappy changed/potty training and a little play whilst waiting for others to finish 09:45-10:15 Nap time, according to parents...how long each child sleeps. 10:15-11:15 Planned activity Crafts: a mixture of painting, foams, sand/water play, modelling…involving as much colour and texture as possible. 11:15-11:45 Outdoor play A variety of outdoor play equipment will be available that is…show more content…
There can be no proper help to development if risks and challenges are not done by the children, if they never try one new thing, then they do not progress in their education. The consequences that follow, i.e. a child builds a tower but that tower falls down, he needs to cope with the fall and start again. If he challenges himself to climb up a slide, and manages to climb all the way to the top of that slide for the first time and goes down by himself, then the risk of his little challenge has paid off in the end. The consequence is dealing with the outcome that always occurs when taking risks and challenges. Without risks and challenges then children wouldn’t be able to grow and develop further in their education. If a child is willing to do something different, then that child is willing to take a risk to move forward in his…show more content…
The layout is important for a child care facility; this is because we do not want the children to become harmed in your care. By having a certain layout of a building or classroom; risk assessments are easier to sort through. Having different areas marked out clearly such as ‘’carpet area’’ or the ‘’sink and cleaning area’’ separate in two different locations can prevent injuries. Having the electric wires on display can cause accidents, however if they are kept high above the children’s height or are hidden from view, then it will not affect the planning of the environment. Are the fire doors kept clear in case of an accident or fire? Are the windows high up to preventing children from climbing out? If there are heaters in the classroom, the teacher has to make sure that there is a fire gate up to prevent
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