Arlo Case Study

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Focus children: Arlo

Resources: Small toy cars Long and short Cardboard tube tunnels Rationale: The cars and cardboard tube tunnel activity follows on from

the play dough and cardboard tube tunnel experience on 2/11/2017. Arlo enjoyed this experience and he found ways to explore the play dough and the cardboard tube tunnels. This experience will allow him to continue his interest and enjoyment while providing more opportunities for him to play with cars.

Objectives: For Arlo to make connections between experiences and processes by recalling how to roll balls of play dough through the cardboard tube tunnels and rolling cars through the cardboard tube tunnels (Outcome 4.3).

For Arlo to continue to practice his fine
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The second objective was achieved as Arlo repeated putting the car into the cardboard tube tunnel and picked up the car to do it again, his fine motor skills had been practice.

Some of my teaching strategies were effective as Arlo put the car inside the cardboard tube tunnel and showed excitement when he saw the car ran from the other side of the cardboard tube tunnel. Although Arlo was not able to answer the questions verbally, he made eye contacts with me and made some sounds sometimes.

If I do this activity again, I would provide different sizes cars for Arlo to choose and experience cause and effect. He would experience that the big cars could not be put into the cardboard tube tunnel, while the small cars could run through the cardboard tube
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Be a role model and wash my hands next to the children. Dry my hands by using paper towels and walk the toddlers to the lunch table.

Help them to wear their bibs and give them their water bottles. Early childhood teachers should promote and implement the effective hygiene practices in the childcare centre (ACECQA, 2013).

Early childhood teachers should model and reinforce health, nutrition and personal hygiene practices with children (Outcome 3.2).

For children to show increasing independence and competence in personal hygiene, care and safety for themselves and others by washing their hands before they have lunch (Outcome 3.2). I will get children’s attention by saying “We are going to have lunch. Let’s go and wash our hands.” I will tell every toddler in the outdoor area and walk them to the bathroom.

Do modelling to show them the hand washing procedure.

Sing “This is the way we wash our hands. Wash our hands. Wash our hands. This is the way we wash our hands. Before we eat our food.”

Praise children’s effort in washing their hands carefully by themselves and dry their hands after washing them, for example, “I like the

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