Child CAre Unit 5
7 Reasons why Parents Should Read to Their Kids • 1. Academic Excellence • 2. The basics of how to read a book. • 3. A stronger relationship with parent. • 4. Helps with basic speech skills, language, and communication skills. • 5. More logical thinking skills • 6. Acclamation to new experience • 7. Enhanced concentration and discipline.
Child Play • Child’s natural way of learning • Provide toys that are safe and fun • Stimulate a child’s imagination • Promotes exercise and coordination
Play Influence • Social, • EMOTIONAL, • AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT
SOCIAL • 1. Practice both verbal and nonverbal communication. • 2.Learn to share and take turns
EMOTIONAL • 1. Pretend or imaginary play the child can express how they feel.
PHYSICAL • Children learn to develop gross and fine motor skills.
Gross Motor Skills • A. Batting at a mobile, learning to crawl, and learning to walk. • B. Running, climbing and picking up toys • C. Swing, Skipping, catching a ball.
Fine Motor Skills • A. Putting a toy in their mouth • B. Playdough, sandbox, and stacking blocks • C. Putting puzzles together, legos, and cutting with scissors.
What is Discipline • Is the process of teaching your child what type of behavior is acceptable and what type is not acceptable. • 3 type of Discipline:
AUTHORITATIVE • Clear Expectations and consequences • Affectionate toward his or her child • Collaborative problem solve
AUTHORITARIAN • Clear Expectations and consequences • Shows little affection toward his or her child
PERMISSIVE • Shows lots of affection toward his or her child but provides little discipline • There are two different types of consequences
NATURAL CONSEQUENCE • Let the child experience the result of that behavior.
Logical Consequence • The consequence is directly linked to the behavior.
What happens if there’s not a natural or logical consequence? • Take Away Privileges • Time outs • Corporal Punishment
Choose a Box • Why Did you choose it?
Blue Box • Personal Appearance: Beautiful Appearance • Type of Person: Beautiful, but will not share self.
Self-Concept • How we see our self.
Self Esteem • How we feel about how we see our self
Label • A descriptive word or phrase applied to a person or group of people as a general classification.
Sterotype • A standardized mental picture that is held in common by members of a group that represents an oversimplified opinion, prejudiced attitude, or uncritical judgment.
Self - Concept Circle • . As I See Myself Other’s Reactions To Me My Actions As Others See Me
Characteristic of Negative Self-Concept I am not nearly as good as my friends. Why try? I could never do it anyway. I am a jerk. I cannot do anything right. I knew my plans would not work.
Positive Self-Concept I can do anything I really want to do. I have definite strengths and abilities. I am an okay person. I see myself as being as good as my friends. There are many ways to solve a problem.
Building Self Esteem • Associate with people who build. • Build others, sincere compliments. • Set and achieve goals. • Eat correctly, look your best. • Observe self-confident people. • Ask for help. • Improve yourself, learn something new. • Do not say negative things about yourself. Think positively.