Some children would not be able to do certain activities as they may have special needs such as being in a wheelchair etc… an activity needs to meet all the children’s needs, not just a few. Also, younger children may not be able to do activities that are suitable for older children as they may get hurt. Also, the practitioners may have specific risks such as being pregnant so they wouldn’t be able to do certain activities with the children. Children who also have sensory impairments such as being blind or deaf need to be taken into account as clear spaces need to be assured and activities need to counter for them also.
As said above, the environment needs to meet the services being offered. For a child to develop well, the environment needs to meet their needs. For example, a cramped environment isn’t going to help them develop to the best they can. Also, practitioners need to make sure their duty of care for the children is at the highest level. When planning activities such as painting or making food, they should make sure that the children’s hands are washed and that they wear an apron so as to not get messy.
It is also best if parents are also in the know of what their children will be doing in the day and if they have any objections it can be noted. The desired outcomes for both the practitioners and children are that the children gain the best care. These outcomes can be gained through the EYFS and every child matters along with a stable environment that the children can develop in. the practitioners are responsible and accountable for the children and so they need to make sure their policies and procedures are up to date and followed. Also, if any injuries occur they need to be recorded.
Contributions of Physical Activity in the Elementary School Setting 1 Physical education in the elementary school system is an essential curriculum for the development of all children. Early physical education classes provide children with a process for progression from the random play stage to the organized game and eventually structured learning. Throughout this process, children learn the value ...