ECED4080 Creating Materials for Use by Young Children : Learning Task:“Let’s Touch”Description:Texture is a very common practice inchildren daily lives. This activity Student Learning Outcomes:reinforces the sense of touch Only byusing the sense of touch, children feel Matching:each board surface by one handand find the card which has the Differentiates between varioussame texture. They will match the textures.same texture and identify the roughand smooth texture. Prerequisite Concepts, Skills & Values:Learning task adapted from:http://kgoo.blogspot.com/2011_01_01 1- Follows class routines for selecting,_archive.html using and returning individual learning tasks.Age Group: 2- Adopts class routines for obtaining4-6 years teacher support to demonstrate learning tasks and to obtain assistanceSubject Area:ScienceSubject Strands:Matching Matching helps children develop theSubject Topic: pre-math and pre-reading concept ofTexture same and different.The touch board. Background Information:There is no doubt that children like to Learning Theory & Instructiontouch things in the environment. Touch Strategies:objects is inhance the development of * The activity is based upon athe tactile senses as well as preparing cognitive approach where childrenthe preschooler for writing. It also make links with different experiences.connects to the use of sandpaper letters * The teacher strategy is independentand numerals. In addition, It allows learning with self-correction.children to explore different * The teacher demonstrate the learningtactile. Each of the boards has task for the child initially, then thedifferent texture. child works on his or her own perhaps working with the same task for several days to reach the mastery level.
ECED4080 Creating Materials for Use by Young ChildrenStudents Characteristic Tools and Equipment Needed:Accommodated: Smooth cotton * - Accommodating tactile and Rough corduroy with ridges* naturalistic intelligence was Velvet material* considered in the design of this * Sandpaper activity as students enjoy * Felt touching and matching the * Black paper boards with the cards. * Boards * CardsThe activity provides the opportunity * Glue (UHU)for the child to identify differenttextures. Checklist of Tray Items:Children engage in this activity * Traybecause they will using their tactile * Box: Cardssense and explore different texture. * Box: Boards .Introduction of the Learning Task: Show the child how to remove the activity tray from the shelf noting Extension Activities: the placement of each item. Using objects instead of cards. The child will feel each object with herhis Take the learning task to an open hands and decide in which texture it space at atable should go under. Tell the child the name of the activity. Enrichment Activities: Adding a blindfold to the activity to make it Demonstrate how to take boards more fun for children. out from the tray, then arrange them in the table from top to down or from right to lift.. Assessment Techniques: - Student compares the surface Explain for the child that this of boards with the cards models activity is based and self corrects. on the sense of touch. First, the - The teacher observe student while child should working and provides formative touch the surface of the board then feedback. he should choose the card that has - The teacher examines and analyzes he same texture of the board. finished product. Allow the child to take the initially Feedback Suggestions: in practicing the activity.
ECED4080 Creating Materials for Use by Young Children How you match where the Texture, touch, model boards with cards? Show me the card that has like this texture References: http://kgoo.blogspot.com/2011_01_01 _archive.htmlEvaluation Rubric: Comments, Hints, & Suggestions: - Does not distinguish between Make sure to remove any sharp textures edges in the boards. . - Matches, some of textures Use the same color of texture to help the child matches only the - Matches, all textures, begins textures rather than the color of to identife that each boards has the textures. different texture. - Mach all textures correctly, use roughsmooth to describe different textures. Key Words: Touching, matching, tactile, Vocabulary::