ERIC Number: ED057551
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Resource Guide for Day Care Centers in Recreation and Physical Activities.
Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Regional Special Education Instructional Materials Center.
Presented are resource guidelines in recreation and physical activities for day care center educational programs. Seven monthly themes are discussed in terms of motor development, creative arts and crafts, games, music and rhythmics, communication, problem solving, relaxation, and drama, where applicable. The goals of self awareness are knowledge of body parts, how body parts move, and ability to move in many directions in space. Objectives of health and grooming are care for one's own body, improvement of personal appearance, and responsibility for personal safety. The unit on self control is designed to develop the ability to respond to rules and authority, to respond to peer group controls, to control self, and to express feelings accurately. Instruction in socialization and human relations emphasizes group membership, good manners, courtesy, social amenities, and respect for self and others. Development of vocational aptitude focuses on good work habits, ability to do simple chores, producing things with hands, and handling money wisely. Objectives of citizenship education are good citizen and community helper, ability to function in emergency, making use of community resources, and community mobility. The last unit concerns outdoor recreation, being outdoors, demonstrating skills, and knowing community resources. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Regional Special Education Instructional Materials Center.