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Schemas and physical development

Aims: To develop an understanding of  children's schematic interests in their physical play and exploration and how this links to brain development

Course outline

  • Understanding the importance of active learning and how children will use their physical actions to integrate both their experience and thinking (the transporting schema)
  • Schema and physical development
  • Enhancing physical  schematic opportunities indoors and outdoors
  • How to support  children's self esteem and physical well being
  • Understanding how to develop and support physical play and learning opportunities that involves providing children with challenge that links directly to their schematic interest

ObjectiveDeveloping provision both indoors and outdoors for children to experience adventurous and challenging play that empowers them to assess risk for themselves through their exploratory investigations with cause and effect and symbolic representations.

Audience: practitioners working in the field on early years with children aged 0-7 years.

TrainerStella Louis

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