The AssignmentReview what each of these age groups seeks developmentally. From there, you will synthesize the information about indoor environments, including the perspective that outdoor environments are an extension of the indoor environment, to discuss opportunities in the outdoor environment for mobile and non-mobile infants, toddlers, and twos. For example, in the lecture, you learned that non-mobile infants watch and listen to the world around them. One thing a teacher can do is to seek out opportunities for children to watch whirligigs spinning or hear a wind chime ringing as the wind blows. You will come up with your own (10) ideas for opportunities for each age group.This table was adapted from Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers, and TwosNon-mobile infantsMobile InfantsToddlersTwo-year-oldsExample: Notice, looking at, and listening to what is around themExample: Crawl, pull to standing, cruise, and walkExample: Increase social interactionsExample: Engage in more complex social interactions
You will use the table to provide an outdoor learning experience, opportunity, or material for each age group. An example has been provided in the introduction. You will provide one per age group (non-mobile infant, mobile infant, toddler, and two-year-old). As you contemplate each age group, you must also keep in mind any child care rules, best practices, and other considerations impacting environments for young children. You should cite your sources to support your activity.
You will write a summary of each activity for each age group and justify how your activity is developmentally appropriate and supports early learning. You will cite your sources.
Finally, you will submit the chart above (copy and paste it into a word document and the summary of each activity for each age group.
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Using an instructor-approved word processor (for example, Microsoft Word), save the document with a filename that includes your last name and first initial and the assignment title. Example: Brown C Module 2 Essay. Submit the document through the assignment link.You will need to submit your completed chart and your summary of each activity for each age group.