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The aim of this observation is to observe a two year old child to see how the child interacts With other children.

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Introduction

Student Name: Samantha O'Brien Type/Title of Observation: Play Observation No: 6 1. Preliminaries Date(s) of Observation: 11/10/02 Time Observation Started: 11:40 Time Observation Completed: 11:45 Forename(s) of Children: Elliot Date of Birth or Age 2 Years 4 Months (be as precise as possible) 2. Aim of Observation: The aim of this observation is to observe a two year old child to see how the child interacts With other children. 3. Brief Description of Setting: (including number of children and adults present) I am in the main nursery, there is a DR./Nurses set up in the middle of the room and three other tables with different activities on them. There is three staff present and eleven children in The nursery. The staff are fully qualified, the activities that are set up on the tables are the popoids, clicks, and puzzles. 4. Method of Observation Used: (e.g. free description, time sample) The method I have used to do my observation is free description. ...read more.

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Then he picks up his green car with his right hand and takes it over to the table and puts it down and picks up a popoid and throws it on the floor then he walks over to where he has thrown it bends down and picks it up with his right hand stands back up again and walks over to the table and puts it down. With his left hand he picks up a popoid and puts his right thumb inside and then with his left hand he pulls it off then he picks up his green car and walks around a chair to catch another child then he pushes her with his right hand then runs back to the table, he puts his car down on the table and pushes it back and forward with his right hand then he walks around the table still pushing his car with his right hand then he pushes his car into another child's car and makes smashing noises. ...read more.

Conclusion

During my observation I noticed that Elliot kept going back to one particular toy his green car and not Playing with much else in the time I observed him. A child of two years of age should enjoy picture books which Elliot does and he is also Able to turn the pages of a book singly. Quote enjoys picture books, recognising fine details in favourite pictures. Turns pages singly. (Mary D.Sheridan 1997 p.26) Personal Learning: I have learnt from this observation that not all children develop at the Same rate as other children and may need a little help in certain areas such as help with interaction. But you must not to discriminate against a child or single them out When doing activities to help promote their interaction skills. Recommendations: I would try to get Elliot involved with more group activities to help His interaction skills such as playing with Para shoot, cooking and when he goes to the gym to try and play group games with him and the other children like dodge ball. ...read more.

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This is a good piece of work that is an observation and evaluation. The writer has discussed the observation well and drawn conclusions.

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