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Childcare Observation. Today I witnessed Blessing read to the children during circle time.

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WITNESS TESTIMONY Today I witnessed Blessing read to the children during circle time. She read the story 'five minutes of peace' from the large family series. She spoke in very clear, firm but soft voice as she read to the children thus she held their attention they sat listening. I noticed that she maintained good body language which is very good for adult-child relationship as it shows appropriate behaviour towards the children. The children were sitted on the carpet on the floor on their bottoms Blessing joins them and sat on the floor facing the children making good eye contact. ...read more.

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I noticed she was giving the children an opportunity to make a choice, she pointed at one of the children and said Child A you choose a book for us. The child picked out a book called 'we are going on a bear hunt and gave it to Blessing and she read it to the children. The children said the sound words like 'Splish Splash' and 'whoosh' with her as she read the story. After story time she led some of the children to the playhouse corner and the children went about picking out the dress up costumes of what they'd like to pretend to be. ...read more.

Conclusion

I observed there were cultural clothing for people from different countries, a Scottish kilt and a Japanese kimono. Blessing put a nurse's cap on her head and said I am a nurse and all the children laughed. One of the children points at her and asked her 'where is your nurse dress?' They all giggled and showed different forms of joy. By 12:30pm it is time for Lunch. Blessing helps the children out of their costumes. They go to the bathroom to wash their hands and she leads them to the small dining tables and chairs. They had a lunch of potatoes, green peas and chicken nuggets, with yoghurt and fruit muffins for dessert. ...read more.

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