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Understanding young children"s learning through play

Pat Broadhead

Understanding young children"s learning through play

building playful pedagogies

by Pat Broadhead

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

  • Play,
  • Early childhood education,
  • Parent participation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-162) and index.

    StatementPat Broadhead and Andy Burt
    ContributionsBurt, Andy
    LC ClassificationsLB1137 .B764 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25220373M
    ISBN 100415614279, 0415614287, 020315634X
    ISBN 109780415614276, 9780415614283, 9780203156346
    LC Control Number2011021490

    For instance, some cultures may prevent parents from joining in play, prohibit children from receiving toys, or may expect children to play in mixed age groups away from adults. Being a responsible parent is hard specially in this day and age when parents spend more time working rather than being with their kids. Another way of understanding your child is by taking a look at their environment in order to learn about a certain behavior that you have observed. For example, a 4-year-old might wonder. A comparison of the effects of fantasy play tutoring and skills tutoring in nursery classes.

    The children playing in the sandbox were curious about something they discovered in the sunlight. Once there, they see the sand sparkling in the sun. Fives and sixes can employ critical- and creative-thinking skills as they problem solve. They learn through looking, listening, touching, tasting, investigating, exploring, experimenting and through playing and talking. The variety of play children engage in also increases when adults join in.

    What kinds of provision and interactions do babies and young children need? Pretend play is considered a form of lying because children are not representing something that actually happens. The sequences involved reflect everyday experiences and interactions between children and their parents or practitioners, and additional support is provided by the inclusion of selected readings, questions and challenges for consideration. This is playful, with repetition and sometimes laughter. What did the ants do with it?

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Understanding young childrens learning through play book

Young children soak up the atmosphere around them and are affected and can be upset if others are depressed or sad so it would be fair to say that they are learning about emotions right from the start.

The joining in is different from controlling. Kindergartners are becoming more organized in their thinking, allowing them to test their own ideas and solutions to problems.

Pretend play can also help with a child's self-regulation in the areas of civility, delayed gratification, empathy, and reduced aggression. Playfulness begins in earnest — smiles become broader as the baby expresses delight at seeing special people like dad, or mum, big brother and grandparents.

Classical, modern and contemporary perspectives[ edit ] There are three main groups of play theories: [5] Classical theories focus on play from the aspects of burning off excess energy; recreation and relaxation; replenishing energy after hard work; practicing future roles, and recapitulation theory passing through successive stages by ancestors.

Child-adult interaction that creates a zone of proximal development. Does creative drama promote language development in early childhood? A comparison of the effects of fantasy play tutoring and skills tutoring in nursery classes.

The fifth dimension. They value play and provide safe but challenging environments that support and extend learning and development. For example, it is really impossible to play with flash cards whose purpose is to have a child memorize something on each card.

Something as simple as handling a book and turning the pages can help an infant or toddler to get a jump start on literacy, according to the national early childhood organization Zero to Three.

In the case of young children, they require less verbal language and more facial expression and body language in order to understand their thoughts and feelings. Subscribe Subscribe to Child Development Institute so you never miss out on a mustread article.

Christie J, eds. Different cultures and communities encourage children to play in different ways. Through joyful, healthy play, children begin a love of learning and prepare for life itself.

Active development of subcultures aiming at expanding and enhancing learning is one promising current approach. Further, while play may have many positive benefits, this is not always so.

The discovery of shiny pieces of rock in the sand propelled the children into a full-scale fascination with rocks and sand. Culture and Early Childhood Learning. Learning is understood as a relatively permanent change in behavior and understanding brought about by the child's experience.

Five- and 6-year-olds move beyond the question and enjoy working on the solution. Cole M, the Distributed Literacy Consortium. It illustrates how the themes of children's play reflect their interests, experiences, knowledge gained at home and in school, and their cultural heritages.

What You Can Do As a teacher, you can model the steps involved in problem solving by using both spontaneous activities such as the sandbox event and planned explorations. The role of play in human development.

Provide a wide variety of play experiences and materials through which young kids can try new things, experiment, ask questions, talk, read, sing, dance, get messy at times, explore, and listen. Brainstorm predictions, hypotheses, or solutions.

Observation is an ongoing process, providing information about the child's interests, abilities and strengths and opportunities for further learning and development.

Quality time is difficult to achieve when you are trying to juggle your time between corporate life and parenthood. The role that adults have is crucial.May 21,  · This edition of Learning Through Play is the definitive guide to the values behind play, the importance of play for child development from 0 to 5 years old, and best practice for cultivating play in an Early Years or Educational setting.

She shows that play helps children to achieve the highest form of learning in early childhood/5(4). This is when play can help the child's social development.

It can enhance their understanding of the world around them and help them to learn social roles and rules as well as providing information about a socially shared system of symbols.

Children can learn much about people and customs through indicators that are embedded in play.

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Mar 12,  · Understanding Young Children's Learning through Play uses children’s perspectives on their play to illustrate how rich their personal understandings are.4/5(1). Play is a child’s context for learning. Children practice and reinforce their learning in multiple areas during play.

It gives them a place and a time for learning that cannot be achieved through completing a worksheet. For example, in playing restaurant, children write and draw menus, set prices, take orders, and make out checks. Strengthening learning through play in early childhood education programmes Learning through play 7 Play, and why it is important for learning and development in the early years Educators are re-thinking how to teach young children to tap their enormous learning potential.

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