Skills Demonstration (Storytelling)
(1) Aims: The aim of this assignment is to demonstrate and plan a story to read to a group of children aged 2 and half to 4. I chose this age group because this is the group I work with on a daily bases from 9:30 to 12:30 five days a week. I am picking a story called “Oh Dear” by Rod Campbell who is a Scottish writer and illustrator of several popular children's books including the classic lift-the-flap board book “Dear Zoo”. As it is a story that helps the …show more content…
Well, just this, which seems as fanciful as to be nothing but the invention of a fertile imagination, is a reality. It is the child's way of learning. This is the path he follows. He learns everything without knowing he is learning it, and in doing so he passes little by little from the unconscious to the conscious, treading always in the paths of joy and love.
-Dr. Maria Montessori,
This book helped them Physically by having the children get up to open the flaps on each page and see what was behind it. For the youngest Rod Campbell believes that “a degree of physical involvement is crucial in drawing the child into books, and maintaining their interest. “Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.” – Maria Montessori” It is always a goal of Montessori education in the classrooms to make the child independent and be able to do things for himself. This is achieved by giving children opportunities. Opportunities to move, to dress themselves, to choose what they want to do, and to help the adult with tasks. When the children are able to do things for themselves there is an increase in their self belief and even self confidence and esteem that they may carry on throughout their life. Never help a child with a task at which he feels he