This area of play-based learning is extremely important for children in relation to therapeutic, psychological, cognitive, creative, language, and explorative. Sensory experiences provide a richness of perception, the senses, are soothing, exploratory and can be part of other curriculum areas and skill development
I enjoy reading every single line, taking the best out of them and learning from other bloggers experiences. The challenge is to see myself climbing month after month on the list, for now, I’m the 21st.
This poster links theorists and theories to the types of play. It also gives you an example of how you could link it to a learning experience. It is very handy as it gives you a quick snapshots of vital theorists and theories to link to your observations and learning stories. Add to wish list …
EYFS / Lower KS1 Maths Teaching Resources – Shape Rockets. In this teaching resource pupils practise identifying triangles, circles, squares and rectangles to help them develop their knowledge of basic shapes. The interactive lesson uses KS1 pupil friendly colour, imagery and animation to make this an engaging learning experience. http://www.teacher-of-primary.co.uk/resource.php?id=1078
William Glasser was one of the educational theorists we learned about in class. We talked about him in our class and actually looked at this exact quote. My takeaway from it is that is is important to give opportunities for students to experience learning, not only have them read and listen to teachers talk. It is important to keep learning active.