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Course Number and Title : E01 Careers in Early Childhood Education Assignment Number and Title : # 4 Date of Submission: Thursday 5 th April, 2018 Scenario 1 (Using Froebel’s cube gift) Students will be paired up and they will be given some cubes and a die, they will practice one to one counting, as well as building towers. They will start where on student
rolls the die and will then count the dots on that die after it has been rolled. The other student will stack a tower with the number of blocks. Counting as the tower is being built. After they have finished, the students will check their work, and count the blocks again. They will take turns rolling the die and stacking the cubes. Skills Developed 1. Recognition of numbers. 2. Counting and representing numerals. 3. Problem solving skills from stacking the blocks. 4. Patterning 5. Ability to follow instructions correctly. Part B Students will be work individually and will be given a small basket with some card stock and some stickers. Each card stock will have a numeral from one to six. The students will place the number of sticker on each card stock to correspond with the digit on the card stock. This activity develops the students’ ability to follow instructions correctly and recall information. In addition, students develop their counting skills. This activity allows students to recognize numerals and use objects to represent them. The first activity uses Friedrich Froebel's philosophy that according to Bredekamp (2011) which states that Froebel’s occupations and gifts, were used to guide and structure children’s play. In addition, Bredekamp (2011) believes that learning would occur on the child's own timetable and not until he or she is ready.

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