It helps children to have positive experiences and develop important abilities like Collaboration- being happy to work together Concentration- focusing on what they are doing Communication and language- developing good communication through talking, listening and writing Developing good relationships- working together and making new friends Imagination- bringing ideas to life Physical activity- participating in activities that encourage movement Problem solving- being able to explore different solutions Outcome 1.3 Critically analyse how creativity and creative learning can support young children’s emotional, social, intellectual, communication and physical development. The key characteristics in creativity can support children’s development in a different ways. Emotionally they learn how to manage anger if they
Effective preschool classrooms are places where children feel well cared for and safe. They are places where children are valued as individuals and where their needs for attention, approval, and affection are supported. They are also places where children can be helped to acquire a strong foundation in the knowledge and skills needed for school success. Research shows beyond question that it is through having many opportunities to talk as well as to listen to teachers and peers that children gain language skills so valuable for their success in reading and writing. The more children know about their world, the easier it is for them to read and learn when they get to school.
However, to listen to music with understanding and comprehension requires repeated exposure and guided learning. The ability to listen with understanding and comprehension enhances all learning activities, and should therefore become an integral part of early childhood learning centres. Developing this ability at such a young age will have long-term benefits for a life-long learning program. Many musical activities require children to wait their turn, listen to each other, hold their instrument still until they have to play, and respond to changes in the music (play loudly or softly when required). Children learn mutual respect and 'rules' of
Teuila Seumanutafa TASK ONE: Explain the value of play and exploration. The purpose of this task is to explain the value of children’s play and exploration. In doing this it helps us define what we think the value of children’s play is, and what others think the value of play is. “Just by watching young children it is easy to see that play is often stimulation and rewarding, and that they get a great deal of emotional satisfaction from playing” (Sheidan, 1999). As a mother and teacher I have always been fascinated with how children learn.
English 111- Expository Writing 2013 Toys Teach Lessons For children, play is crucial part to their healthy growth and development. Kids love toys because toys are fun, but toys are much more than a way to occupy a child’s time. Toys are useful tools that help children learn about themselves and the world around them. Through playing with age appropriate toys, a child’s learning and development can be improved. Toys teach children to solve problems, to interact with others, and help to develop their motor skills; giving them a good start in life and a firm foundation for further learning and education.
Research has shown that the sing-song speech, often accompanied by exaggerated facial expressions is loved by babies, (Rai & Flynn, p27). This ‘parentese’ language, which introduces infants to patterns in language helps them to develop it, and also promotes the start of developing a relationship. Adults have to provide for and give constant love and attention to the child. In the case studies this was identified to be ‘..paying close attention to them, doing things together, comforting when scared, praising and watching fondly, playing games and laughing together’, (Rai & Flynn, 2004, p48). All of these actions enable an adult to form a secure relationship with the child by showing them that the adult is ‘in-tune’ with them and is responsive to their needs.
Finally, educators with effective communication skills prove an ability to adapt teaching methods to suit the needs of students they are supporting (Kearns, 2012), and with appropriate delivery of good communication, student learning increases. When delivering student education, acquiring effective communication skills involving the delivery of high written and verbal skills, and literacy development is essential for teachers to aid children’s needs for learning, as this assists to prove social and cognitive development for children when the teacher collaborates towards educating children. Good communication skills from early childhood educators ensure children’s skills are enhanced when
Nursery rhymes can be used as a great way to enhance our children’s ability to hear, recognize and use letter sounds. This method of teaching helps give children the practice they need to learn the language variations of daily use. Some nursery rhymes are short and full of alliteration and rhymes that make it ideal for children to quickly learn how to play with language and make it their own. There are many nursery rhymes that that show forms of alliteration and imaginative imagery. Nursery rhymes are short and easy to repeat, they become some of a child’s first words and sentences, which leads back to language development.
P1 Give reasons why play is important for children and young people “‘We think that a purpose of the child is to grow up because it does grow up. But its purpose is to play, to enjoy itself, to be a child.’ Herzen A. cited in Young Children Learning, David, T.” (Page 25, 40231D, CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Children’s Care, Learning and Development) Play holds a great importance in a child’s life. Through play a child learns lots of different things from a very early age. Every time they play they learn something new in life, be it educational or social while having fun. They learn to explore and take risks in their life.
Creating Learning Centers and Increasing Parental Involvement Laura Chapman March 9, 2009 Creating Learning Centers Children learn best when actively engaged in hands-on experiences that have personal relevance. High quality early childhood programs support the way children learn best by providing classrooms that are organized in learning centers rich with hands-on materials. Learning centers allow children to make choices about their activities, which encourages a developing sense of independence and an intrinsic motivation to learn (Pattillo, 1992, p 12). According to early childhood theorist Lev Vygotsky, children use language to organize their thinking (Follari, 2007, p 38). Language development is encouraged by learning centers as children verbalize their activities and interact with peers.