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Task title: Intellectual, social and emotional development (Unit 4) Planning The game is a progressive memory game which could easily be played in preparation for a stay in hospital. The game involves remembering different colours. The child has to try to remember where colours are. There is a plain board which is decorated around the edges with origami figures of birds to make it interesting. Around the edges there will also be squares where the child can put different coloured tiles. To begin with the child will be given two different coloured tiles. ...read more.


The websites I used were: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com http://www.kidsource.com http://www.memory-key.com http://www.clemson.edu Development This game would be beneficial to a child of Caitlyn's age as it would help to develop her memory. The websites I used for this section were: http://www.clemson.edu http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu http://main.uab.edu http://pediatrics.about.com The tiles I made for this game were a suitable size which made it easy for Caitlyn to handle them. Organisation The board was made from a cereal box and the tiles were made from coloured in bits of card. The origami figures were birds. These were placed at each corner and the tiles were stored in the wings. ...read more.


Yellow was then introduced and Caitlyn chose her own order to find the colours. She did this more quickly. We stopped at five colours as Caitlyn was finding it quite difficult by now. Evaluation Caitlyn really enjoyed the game and said that she loved it. It would be difficult to identify any weaknesses. There were no safety issues as the game was monitored. A strength of the game is that more and more colours can be introduced and the game, in theory, could help to develop the child's memory. The game was a success and I have included photographs of the material before the game is made, the finished product and Caitlyn playing the game. ?? ?? ?? ?? 6 of 6 ...read more.

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