Junk Modelling for Children-Child Development

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Week 1 & 2 – Unique Child - Junk Modelling

Aims for children:
To explore colour, texture, shape in 2 and 3 dimensions. •To express and communicate their ideas, thoughts and feelings in a personal and unique way. •To use a wide range of materials, suitable tools and own imagination to make objects.

Week 3 – Relationships – puppets

Aims for children:
To work in small groups and show confidence in linking up with others for support and guidance. •To select a range of resources and tools to start making their own puppets. •To engage in activities requiring hand-eye coordination

Week 4 & 5 – Health and well being – healthy snack

Aims for children:
To seek and delight in new experiences, such as, making fruit salad or smoothie. •To move with control and coordination
To show awareness of space, of themselves and of others

Weeks 6 & 7 – Outdoor play

Aims for children:

To move freely with pleasure and confidence in a range of ways, such as, slithering, shuffling, rolling, crawling, walking, running, hoping, skipping, and sliding.

Aims for parents:

To encourage their children to use small/large equipment and use language such as, STRONG, FIRM, GENTLE,HEAVY, STRETCH, REACH, FLOPPY

Weeks 8 – Creativity

Aims for children:

To show curiosity and interest in finding objects to put in their treasure box.

Weeks 9 – Preparing for celebration

Aims for children:

To be confident to show and tell about the items selected for their treasure box. •To take pleasure to try out new activities, initiate ideas and speak in a familiar group

Aims for parents:

To give opportunities to their children both to speak and listen •To encourage their children to speak in their own language and be proud of their achievements •
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