This week you will prepare a Cause and Effect Essay (assignment directions are in the Topic 4 Folder). Watch the local news or go online and read news as presented….
Design and Evaluate an Outdoor Play Setting
Design an outdoor environment for children where they
can explore, investigate, be enchanted, be challenged
and engage with nature. You are to specify the age group
you wish to focus on from 0-5 years depending on your
area of interest.
Method Your design may be a diagram (see text page.37) or a
series of visuals you have collected to illustrate your
design with annotations.
The construction of your webfolio will include the
following headings as pages:
Provide a brief introduction to your design, explaining
the context, age range and the philosophy behind the
Your design must incorporate the following principles:
Regulatory inclusions (Regulations & standards) from the
National Quality Framework
Australian standards for children’s play equipment
Risk management considerations
Evaluate your design using the following principles:
Learning opportunities with links to the Early Years
Learning Framework (address all 5 learning outcomes)
Physically active play affordances
Risk management & Supervision
Demonstrated sustainable practices
Connections to nature
Opportunities for curiosity and wonder
Add links etc where relevant to support your work
References: Only ACADEMIC REFERENCES ACCEPTABLE, BOOKS, JOURNALS AND ARTICLES.