Explain What Constitutes the Physical and Psychological Needs of a Three Year Old Child. Explain How You Would Ensure That These Physical and Psychological Needs Can Ideally Be Met in a Setting/Nursery Which the 3 Year
Classrooms should be bright, colourful and inviting for the children. A table and chair, preferably name tagged, help children with routine. A clean environment, friendly faces and lots of opportunities to explore and play will allow effective learning. Issacs, believes “the orderly organisation of a classroom, the freedom to move freely and select activities, the readiness of the activities for use all contribute to the child’s growing sense of well being as they come to learn how the classroom works and what is expected of them.” (Issacs. B, 2004, pp 13).
Psychological needs of a three year old are more difficult to observe than their physical needs. Their social and emotional development comes from within and all children express their feelings differently. Home environment plays a major role on the child’s sense of survival, belonging, participation and self esteem in an outside setting. Infants bond emotionally with their caregiver within the first year and these are an