Play and Inquiry in Early Childhood Education
1(a) Describe outdoor active play experience(s) that are suitable for 5-year olds that involve high bursts of energy. Apply and compare the Surplus Energy theory and the Arousal Modulation Theory, to explain child behaviour during the play experience(s).
Points needed for this question:
1- Describe outdoor active play experience(s) that are suitable for 5-year olds that involve high bursts of energy.
2- Describe and elaborate on Surplus Energy theory of play
3- Describe and elaborate on Arousal Modulation Theory of play
4- Similarities AND differences between the two mentioned theories of play
2(a) Examine how a teacher’s outdoor active play experience qualifies as “play”.
– Provide at least FIVE (5) references.
2(b) Show how the teacher can plan and integrate outdoor active play experiences into the curriculum and explain how this can contribute to support the holistic development of children.
– Provide at least FOUR (4) references.
– Total: 2500 words
– APA referencing
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