We will also look at the use of continuous provision to support problem-solving and how to develop critical thinking through play. To know what creative thinking is for children To know how the environment can support problem-solving To be able to use the outdoors to develop problem-solving skills To understand creative thinking in the baby room, toddler room, and pre-school To understand communicating and working with parents This course will ensure your practice is in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage, The Early Years Framework and The Foundation Phase. It will also support your continuous professional development in line with the Early Years Teachers Standards.
Together with the Prime and Specific areas these comprise the knowledge, skills and experiences that are developmentally appropriate for children from birth to 5 years.
Personal, Social and Emotional Development Involves helping children to develop a positive sense of themselves, and others; to form positive relationships and develop respect for others; to develop social skills and learn how to manage their feelings; to understand appropriate behaviour in groups; and to have confidence in their own abilities.
It teaches about having respect for oneself and others, developing social skills and a good attitude to learning. To give children the best opportunities through Positive Relationships, adults form caring relationships with all children.
In Enabling Environments opportunities for play and learning are created that help children embrace differences between themselves and others. Learning and Development experiences are planned to promote all round development.
PSED is made up of these aspects: Self-Confidence and Self-Awareness Making Relationships Communication and Language Involves giving children opportunities to experience a rich language environment; to develop their confidence and skills in expressing themselves; and to speak and listen in a range of situations.
To give children the best opportunities for developing Communication and Language Positive Relationships support children to communicate their ideas and thoughts with each other and with adults.
Enabling Environments contain signs, symbols, words, songs and notices. They also have books and pictures that take into account interests, backgrounds and cultures. CL is made up of these aspects: Listening and attention Speaking Physical Development Involves providing opportunities for young children to be active and interactive; and to develop their co-ordination, control, and movement.
Children must also be helped to understand the importance of physical activity, and to make healthy choices in relation to food. This area provides opportunities for children to be active and devlop their co-ordination, manipulation and movement.
It develops understanding of the importance of being physically active and eating healthily. To give children the best opportunities through Positive Relationships children are supported in their understanding of exercise, sleep and eating to promote health.
Activities in Enabling Environments both indoors and outdoors encourage energetic physical play. In Learning and Development, snack times promote social skills and the importance of making healthy food choices.
PD is made up of these aspects: Moving and Handling The Specific Areas: Literacy Literacy development involves encouraging children to link sounds and letters and to begin to read and write. Children must be given access to a wide range of reading materials books, poems and other written materials to ignite their interest.
LD is made up of these aspects Reading Writing Mathematics Involves providing children with opportunities to develop and improve their skills in counting, understanding and using numbers, calculating simple addition and subtraction problems; and to describe shapes, spaces and measures.
They practise skills and gain confidence and competence. To give children the best opportunities through Positive Relationships children use mathematical words and ideas in their play. Enabling Environments have resources for counting, calculating and shape available indoors and outdoors. In Learning and Development, stories, songs and imaginative play help with mathematical understanding.
Mathematics is made up of these aspects:Progress check at age 2. When a child is aged between 2 and 3, early years practitioners must review their progress and provide parents and/or carers with a short written summary of their child's development in the prime areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
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