Additional baskets, Alternative: small containers/boxes
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This play can incorporate physical activity by including the child in collecting treasures for the basket. This could be timed (for example, see how many red things you can find in two minutes) or can include a bush walk to find natural materials such as fallen leaves.
The Early Years Learning Framework has been designed for use by early childhood educators working in partnership with families, children’s first and most influential educators. View PDF
Principle 1: Secure, respectful and reciprocal relationships. Through a widening network of secure relationships, children develop confidence and feel respected and valued.
Practice: Intentional teaching. Intentional teaching is deliberate, purposeful and thoughtful. They use strategies such as modelling and demonstrating, open questioning, speculating, explaining, engaging in shared thinking and problem solving to extend children’s thinking and learning.