Should parents be allowed to spank their kids? A child should definitely be spanked of course by the parent or guardian because a firm spanking teaches one not to do something bad again. A simple pop across the wrists or on the hand could possibly save a child's life in certain situations. A pop on the wrists or a pop on the butt is something the child will more likely remember far more than such of a "stern talking to" or a time out. Eventually after a few spankings here and there the child will learn from right and wrong very quickly.
We may notice physical signs or changes in a child’s behaviour, or the child may hint or disclose to us that they are being abused or bullied. We must also think about how we would respond if a child were to hint or disclose this to us. Always: * report concerns about possible signs or changes in behaviour to the designated person or manager * take what children say seriously – it will take a lot of courage to tell us and children will rarely lie about abuse * reassure children that they are not to blame if they tell us they have been abused * tell children that we will have to tell someone who can help them * write down what we have observed or what has been said – but keep
The type of play that is found in early childhood are things that use their hands, and minds. Using games/toys helps kids interact with other kids to create a social environment and comfort. Play also helps children learn in many ways (Myers 2012). You usually find kids playing with blocks, building things, and games that use their imagination (Guyton 2011, p. 52). Rattle your Brain uses their hands, ears and minds so they can increase those senses in their development.
For example a disabled child may be restricted in play at home because of parental concern that the child could hurt themselves. In a well-controlled setting the child can be encouraged to explore and try out new skills. Children are usually very good at deciding what is safe or not. Using large play equipment is a good example of how children asses and manage risks. In the outdoor area in Foundation Stage there is a climbing wall where I believe that the children should use with caution but also given the chance to decide whatever they can get over without hurting themselves or not, thus they are assessing and managing their own risk.
Avoiding all risks and challenge would result in a very timid adult lacking in many everyday skills and abilities. It would be very easy to respond to all risks to which children are exposed by not allowing them to explore or experiment. Children need to explore their environment – it is one of the ways in which they learn – but it needs to be a ‘safe’ environment where risk is controlled by adults. It is important that children are given the freedom to develop their skills, with adult support but not too much intervention. Understanding the stage of development a child is at and their individual needs can help you to provide the right amount of risk in activities, for example children under the age of 8 cannot safely judge the speed or distance of a car on the road, so a child under the age of 8 should never be allowed to cross the road alone.
Three- year old Raul frequently takes other children’s toys from them, showing little concern for their feeling, even when they cry. When he does this, his mother tells him to imagine how other kids feel when they lose their toys. To explain Raul’s antisocial behavior, I will use my understanding of cognitive development and research on cognitive development. His mother’s comment is unlikely to influence his behavior, because of his inability to perceive or understand the world from another’s perspective. This is called Egocentrism.
If the children would like to walk along the stepping stones we allow them to do so but they hold our hands so that if they were to fall we are there to catch them and avoid injury. 1.2 Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals Having a duty of care should guarantee the safeguarding of children in my care. Security – Passwords & Codes: If a child’s parent/guardian are not able to pick them up from setting and they have asked another family member or friend to pick up their child passwords and codes are put in place so that we know the person picking up the child has been sent by the parent/guardian. CRB Checks: CRB
How to monitor children and young people's development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern. There are a number of ways to monitor children, observation methods are: check lists, are popular because they are easy to use they can focus on a particular aspect of child development. the observer either watches the child as they play or asks the child to do something like hop on one foot if the child can do it then the observer ticks the box. Events record, this is to look at when unwanted behaviour is used be a child, a prepared sheet of paper is drawn up before hand with the type of information that needs to be collected a column for each piece of information, when the behaviour is seen. time sampling, time sampling is done over a morning or afternoon it allows the observer to gain a better picture of the child.
Yes, children may get hurt a little whilst exploring these risks but they will then learn how to avoid this hazard and keep safe in the future.An example from my setting is telling a child not to touch the radiator because it will be hot. Even though they have clearly been warned not to, children will probably touch it experiencing themselves how hot it is and will learn not to do it again. By allowing children to risk take, they will feel they are being given a chance to explore things themselves instead of being told what to do all of the time. Also, children taking risks will help develop vital skills such as learning how to risk assess and problem solve on their own without any help and discovering risks and hazards and dangers. Trying out new things promotes a “I can do it” attitude which gives them a confidence boost that they are independent to observe risk themselves and also encourages determination and positive attitude towards learning.
This is where children/young people will be taught that no matter what anyone else says a child/young person’s body is theirs and only theirs. this will help in the short term because it will help give a child/young person the confidence to start saying no and being able to tell someone if they feel their body isn’t just their but someone who is abusing them. It will help in the long run because I the future a child/young person will remember this and know that no one owns their body but them and that means they can avoid abuse, and bad situations where their body is being used by other people. Providing children/young people with information on how to get help such as child