Early Years Foundation Stages - Coggle Diagram
Early Years Foundation Stages
The purpose of this framework is to set standards for learning development and care for children from birth to five years.
Children learn to be strong and independent through positive relationships
Children learn and develop well in enabling environments
Every child is a unique child,
Children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates.
‘prime learning areas'
Health and self-care – children know the importance of being healthy through eating and exercising and staying safe
Moving and handling – children show good control in large and small movements.
Including healthy foods when singing songs about eating
Providing a broad range of sound makers and musical instruments
Personal and social development
Managing feelings and behavior – children talk about how they and others show their feelings, talk about their own and other’s behavior and its consequences
Making relationships – children play cooperatively, taking turns and taking into account the ideas of others.
Self confidence – children are confident to try new activities, say why they like some activities more than others.
Encouraging free play with instruments.
Singing songs using the names of others within the group.
Allowing everybody to have a chance to lead
Communication and language
Understanding – children following instructions and respond to how and why
Speaking- children express themselves effectively
Listening and attention – children listen attentively to a range of situations, they anticipate, respond, question and comment
The use of home languages.
The recording of songs and music sung and made up by the children.
Sharing video clips with others.
Allowing children to play freely with musical instruments.
Adding music to stories, both children and musicians.
‘specific learning areas'
Reading and writing, mark-making
Playing around with the voice
Playing around with made sounds as well as musical instruments
Using puppets and props to tell and sing stories
Alerting children to patterns in songs and music.
Playing around with musical patterns.
Singing songs with numbers going up and down to 20 where appropriate.
Numbers, shape, space and measures
Understanding the World
Offering musical treasure baskets and music free play areas
Listening to the children’s experiences of music and sharing these with others through photos, videos, stories and You Tube.
People and communities, the world, and technology
Expressive Arts and Design
Exploring and using media and materials – children sing songs, make music and dance and experiment with ways of changing them.
Be imaginative – children use what they have learned about media and materials in original ways, thinking about uses and purposes.
Create a sound line by threading sound makers on a rope or line
Add musical instruments, mirrors, microphones, dressing-up clothes and props to role play areas
Use a simple story as a starting point for improvisation by the children
Three Characteristics of Effective Teaching and Learning.
children concentrate and keep on trying if they encounter difficulties and enjoy achievements
Creating and thinking critically
children have and develop their own ideas, make links between ideas and develop strategies
Playing and exploring
children investigate and experience things, and have a go