It’s important to able to communicate clearly with children of all ages, having a clear communication will help children to understand what are expected of them also it will help them to have a good communication skills. In order to work with children/young people you need to establish a good relationship and show them that you are an approachable person. Communication isn’t a one-way process when you’re working to build a good relationship with children, it’s important to encourage them and interact with them for example when working with young children it’s good to make then involved by ask them to help you with activities such as helping to put up a display, help to choose activities for the day rather than telling them what to do. It’s important to acknowledging their advice and ideas, if you encourage children to make suggestions it’s important not to disregard them or otherwise they will learn that the is no point in saying anything, so when ideas or suggestions cannot be used or acknowledge its good to explain why you might not able to follow them up.
When you ask children what the like about adult they will say the like someone who listens to them especially teenagers the like to be listened to, when the feel that they haven’t been listened to the will often come out with the expressions such us “they don’t understand me! Therefore it’s important to establish a good understanding relationship with children/young people of all ages.
TDA23-1.2 Describe with examples how to behave appropriately for a child or young person's stage of development.
When working with children/young people you need to communicate according to their stage of development. Children have different needs according to their age and may require different levels of attention and support, when working with children at nursery you need act appropriate for the age by being