Unit 4– E5
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Children's Physical Challenges.
Issues that effect the planning of a challenging environment.
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A challenging environment for a child is one which extends their learning, gives them choices, allows them to take risks and also learn from their mistakes. The childcare workers need to ensure that the environments that are provided reflect the needs of the children and provide opportunities for challenge.
Affordability of Equipment.
One of the main affecting factors is the setting’s affordability of equipment. Some settings may get a lot of their money from government funding, but for other private and independent settings, buying equipment to suit the needs of the children can be a difficult task. “Pressure on the curriculum, school budgets and fears of litigation over accidents are squeezing out-of-class learning.” -Teacher support network, June 2003. This shows that even government funded schools have previously struggled in creating challenging environments...