• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

unit 7 children's learning activities and play

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Unit 7 - Children's Learning Activities and Play Task 1 The way children learn is through play, children's development takes place by different stages of learning. Children learn through the stages one by one, each stage follow on from the next. They are natural stages of development for children as they grow older. There are many types of play, which are: * Symbolic Play usually occurs from 1years of age. It includes role play, pretend play, socio-dramatic play and imaginative play. Symbol is when one thing stands of another. * Pretend Play or Ludic Play is when an action or object is given a symbolic meaning which is different from real life. * Role Play occurs when pretend symbols are used together. * Socio-dramatic Play is when several children role play and pretend play together. * Imaginative Play is when children use their own real-life experiences and rearrange them. * Fantasy Play is when children role play situations they do not known about but which might happen to them one day. * Phantasy play is when children role play unreal events using characters from cartoons on TV. * Manipulative Play occurs when children use and celebrate physical prowess. ...read more.

Middle

Bruner also believed that children need adults to support them as they move through the different stages. I have research on all 5 theorists above, I have look at their theory and I believe that in different parts of all 5 theorist theories, as some part is relevant to children development in some way or another. In my placement I can relate to Pavlov theory as at the end of play time the teacher blows her whistle and counts to 5, while the children are stopping what they are doing and give the teacher 5. By the time the teacher has counted to 5 the child should all be standing still, but what I have notice is that when the teacher blows her whistle and counts to 5, the children stop what they are doing and give the teacher 5 before the teacher has counted to 5, normally when the teacher has got to 3 - 4. This shows that the children were conditioned to stand still when the teacher blow the whistle and counted to 5. I can relate to skinners theory because when I was at my placement with the babies, a child would not eat his lunch. ...read more.

Conclusion

5:00 - home time Musical games - head, shoulders, knees and toes and egg hut will promote physical learning as they will be using their fine and gross motor skills. Dressing up, egg hut and musical games will promote social learning will be socializing/playing with other children. Decorating an egg will promote creative learning as they will be using their hands and other materials to paint the egg. Dressing up, egg hut and musical games will promote emotional learning as they will be able to join in with action, playing with other children. Story time will promote their language as they will be listening to different vocabulary. Routine 3 - children aged 5 - 8 years 8:55 - Registration 9:05 - Assembly 9:20 - ERR 9:40 - P.E (physical) 10:30 - Break 10:45 - Numeracy (social) 12:15 - Lunch 1:15 - Art (creative) 2:00 - break 2:10 - Reading and play (language and emotional) 3:15 - Home time P.E will promote physical learning as they will be moving to music. Numeracy will promote social learning as they will be playing board games. Art will promote creative learning as they will be making a card. Reading will promote language as they will be reading. Free play will promote emotional learning as they will be dressing up. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Healthcare section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Healthcare essays

  1. Unit 7 Sociology

    Women made sure Britain did not starve e.g. the land girls on the farms. The working class girls were involved in industry and making munitions, they would do all of the hard and dangerous work. There efforts were recognized by the government after the war and by 1930 all women

  2. Unit 4-Human lifespan development

    A lot of people want to make sure they achieve what they want and make sure they leave positively, by also spending valuable time with loved ones and having support. Meanings of crucial words Growth- Growing process: the process of becoming larger and more mature through natural development Increase: an increase in numbers, size, power, or intensity.

  1. supporting adults

    As a result of such discrimination, people may well be physical abuse. Such abuse is not only a criminal assaults but is illegal under the Race Relations Act 1976 (extended in 2000). Institutional abuse Institutional abuse: this is the mistreatment or abuse by a regime or the people within an institution.

  2. Protecting Adults

    People may obtain the right to access or manage a person's money but again they keep money for themselves or mismanage it. So financial abuse can be: * Taking/spending money without consent * Taking pension/benefit * Taking/selling possessions * Theft * Fraud * Acting as appointee, attorney or receiver and

  1. CACHE 3 childcare learning and development unit3

    being responsive to individual children's needs, interests, preferences and capabilities and ensuring opportunities for the one-to-one time that all children need, by finding the time to read a story or the opportunity to sit peacefully and listen to the child talk about something that is of interest to the child .

  2. Health and Social Care-A2- Unit 2-Practitioner roles - comparing a teacher and a ...

    For example nurses and physiotherapists would work together when dealing with a patient with cystic fibrosis as the nurses would be the ones to give those regular check-ups and the physiotherapist would help through performing breathing techniques such as percussion on the patient in order to help them release the thick sticky mucus in their system.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work