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Awaken the investigative minds of your youngest scientists with our spectacular Snowmaking classroom kit! This lesson focuses on using the senses to understand how to use observable evidence to classify curious materials and assess whether they’re real or fake. ‘Tis the season to get hands on while learning about some seriously fun science!
EARLY YEARS LEARNING FRAMEWORK
Outcome 1 Children have a strong sense of identify: when they openly express their feelings and ideas in their interactions with others, be open to new challenges and discoveries and when they celebrate and share their contributions and achievements with others
Outcome 2 Children are connected with and contribute to their world: when they are empowered to make choices and problem solve to meet their needs in particular contexts
Outcome 3 Children have a strong sense of wellbeing: when they seek out and accept new challenges, make new discoveries, and celebrate their own efforts and achievements and those of others, use their sensory capabilities and dispositions with increasing integration, skill and purpose to explore and respond to their world and ensure the safety and wellbeing of themselves and others
Outcome 4 Children are confident and involved learners: when they apply a wide variety of thinking strategies to engage with situations and solve problems, and adapt these strategies to new situations and use reflective thinking to consider why things happen and what can be learnt from these experiences
Outcome 5 Children are effective communicators: when they interact with others to explore ideas and concepts, clarify and challenge thinking, negotiate and share new understandings, use language to communicate thinking about quantities to describe attributes of objects and collections, and to explain mathematical ideas and actively use, engage with and share the enjoyment of language and texts in a range of ways
QUEENSLAND KINDERGARTEN GUIDELINES
Identity: Building a confident self-identity through building confidence in themselves as learners
Connectedness: Building positive relationships with others through the awareness of own and others’ rights and responsibilities.
Wellbeing: Explores ways to promote own and others’ health and safety by following rules and instructions to stay healthy and safe
Active Learning: Building positive dispositions and approaches toward learning by problem solving and investigating
Communicating: Explores and expands ways to use language for a range of purposes to develop skills for listening and taking turns in conversations