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visit 3. I am expecting Kira to be able to role out the play dough and be able to cut shapes out of it using cutters.

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Visit 3 Playing with play dough Date: 10th July 2008 Time: Age: 2 years and 7 months Place: Kira's house People present: It is important just for children to see the process and grasp even a slight concept or understanding of how simple everyday items in their kitchen at home has all of the tools necessary for this project. Hilda Jackman states, "art is fundamental to the growth of a child and an integration of many skills and basic experiences that begin at home and are continued and expanded in early childhood programs this is from the website http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/968718/how_to_play_and_learn_with_play_dough.html and it says Children learn through a variety of ways, one of these varieties is through texture. Play dough allows children to explore with their senses such as touch and smell. ...read more.

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I am expecting Kira to also Observations When I was observing Kira I was watching her closely why she was playing with her play dough. We began by taking out all the play dough from out of the tube. It came as a set. She told me that she had had this from 'nanny'. This was not Kira's first time playing with this play dough. First of all I was showing her what we where going to do. Kira was very keen to help me do this. And said..... After I had make a body out of the coloured play dough and placed in the arms and legs, she cold see that I had finished and said 'me do it now' When it was her turn to make a fairy out of the play dough she knew that she had to put the play dough in the presser to make the body shape, this is because she was watching me do this. ...read more.

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Give children plastic knives to cut the play dough and cookie cutters and rolling pins to roll out the dough and cut shapes. Offer this activity every day. Social skills Children can practice sharing materials. When you add dramatic play props (see below for more ideas) you can give children a chance to share their ideas and play imaginatively together. Play dough helps young children grow physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially. There is a great deal of learning going on when children simply play with play dough Conclusion Imagination and creativity Children who are beginning to play imaginatively can turn play dough into anything. Give them birthday candles and cake toppers and encourage them to shape play dough into a cake. Dramatic play is valuable for young children: It deepens their thinking and helps them get ready for success in school. Dramatic play is even more important than teaching children letters or numbers! From the website http://betterkidcare.psu.edu/AngelUnits/OneHour/Playdough/PlaydoughLessonA.html ...read more.

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