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Planning • Why is planning important?
Planning • Settings will have topic boxes for festivals/events Remember… • Settings have limited funds! • They may use same focus each year and just tweak to meet individual/group needs
Task • Your theme is Winter • Ideas must be inclusive
Task • Plan for one week of activities • Create a topic table (where/what/how/why? ) • Think about resources needed throughout areas within a setting (a few additions for different areas) • Snack time (plan for each day-inclusive) • Songs & stories/rhymes/poems (book area/circle time) • Link to literacy/numeracy Present this as a poster/explain your rationale
Planning • Short • Medium • Long
Long term planning • What are the benefits?
Long term planning • • Breadth Balance Continuity Progression • Can you relate this to Curriculum for Excellence?
Medium term planning • What are the benefits?
Medium term planning • • Extends children’s learning Identifies resources needed Can be adult led/organised Developed from the long term plan
Short term planning • What are the benefits?
Short term planning • • • Meets individual needs Group needs Responds to play cues Offers free flow play Identifies resources Know your children and their interests/meet all children’s learning needs/active learning/adult finds resources
Planning • Think about your setting • How often do they organise and chat about planning? • Can you become involved?