a) State whether you agree or disagree with each of the given statements, giving reasons for the same:
i) One’s gender influences the experiences one has in one’s childhood.
ii) The early childhood worker must strictly follow the schedule of activities she has planned for the day for the children.
iii) Children must never be punished.
iv) Play is significant only for cognitive development.
b) Illustrate the following terms:
i) Firm and Affectionate Parenting.
ii) Attachment bond.
iii) Critical periods.
problem 2: State the principles that the educator must keep in mind while developing the weekly curriculum for the preschool children in her centre.
problem 3: Each of the given activities helps to foster an area or more than one area of development. State the regions of development that such activities foster and elucidate the reason for your answer:
i) Role play.
ii) Making items with wooden blocks of different sizes.
iii) Singing rhymes with actions.
iv) Playing outdoor team games.
problem 4: describe one play activity each that you will carry out with preschoolers:
a) To foster pre writing skills.
b) To foster the concept of shape.
c) To foster reasoning skills.
d) To foster helping behavior.
e) To foster concept of conservation.
For each and every activity, mention its content and material(s) required, if any.
problem 5: Describe how a visit to the neighborhood kitchen garden contributes to children’s development. Your answer must point out the specific areas in which development is enhanced via the trip with rationale for your answer.
problem 6: Describe how the family members can:
a) Develop a sense of initiative in the child.
b) Nurture creativity in the child.
c) Control the child’s temper tantrums.