Baby Can Center Reflection

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I volunteered as a child supervisor at Any Baby Can on March 9, March 10, and April 6. The Any Baby Can center has a great physical and social environment for the children. I think that a nice physical environment will have a strong impact on children’s learning and development. Any Can Baby center is very well-designed and it allows the children to be able to engage in many focused and fun activities. The center has activities for children such as board games, Legos, and interactive social games. The physical environment allows the children to build strong relationships with the Any Baby Can staff and other children there. Furthermore, the center lets the children play independently and with others as they choose. The playroom has attractive and colorful paintings on the wall. I believe that a good social and physical environment can support the children’s cognitive, emotional, and social development. Before coming to the Any Baby Can center, I did research on autism. The staff at the center are doing a great job assisting families with children with special needs. I found out that autistic children are special, and they interpret the world differently than …show more content…
Other volunteers and I supervised about 10 children in a nice playroom. Most of these children were very polite and well-behaved. The youngest child was about three years old and the oldest child was about 12 years old. I noticed that the younger children were shy and were a bit hesitant to engage in activities than the older children. A three-year-old boy cried loudly when a staff member brought him into the playroom. He wanted to be with his mother instead of being in the playroom with strangers. It took the staff member a while to calm him down. I initiated a conversation with some children and asked them if they wanted to draw or play Legos. They told me that they wanted to draw, so I provided drawing papers and crayons for

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