What do your children like to do with things they pick from the garden?
For the Australian educators reading about this activity I would link to the following EYLF outcomes….
Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
- Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency
- Children feel safe, secure, and supported
Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
Children become socially responsible and show respect for the environment
Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners
Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity
Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving,inquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating
Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place, technologies and natural and processed materials
Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators
- Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes
- Children use information and communication technologies to access information, investigate ideas and represent their thinking
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Jodie Clarke is an early childhood professional supporting educators who want and need to stay passionate about the work they do! She has 30 years hands-on experience in the early childhood and human services sectors across many different roles.
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