The location of the observation was at the Community Center (Early Childhood education program) at 11:00am to 12:30pm on April 15, 2014. The meaningful experiences in early childhood education can positively shape children's development. With a teacher is guidance authentic child-art activity can educate enrich young students' learning abilities, encourage positive attitudes toward other children, and more importantly, learn to interact with people around them in the contemporary world. However, art for young students often takes many diversified approaches and emphasizing questionable practices. Observation is a part of meaningful and authentic early childhood art education. Observation enriches children’s experiences in their environment, gives them motivation to study, interact with other children and follow the practices of their adult models. Moreover, they develop strategies and skills to represent objects in their environment.
An objective is the desired or needed result to be achieved by a certain time. In the Community Center I observation one classroom with three to five years preschool outside of the playground. There was a tire tube swing and one teacher is pushing the children. The color of the tire tube was red and round. There was a basketball court in the playground and three boys playing. There was a toy bear that a boy was carrying around in the playground. There was a purple ball child with happy face on it. There were four girls ridding horse on the ride. Four boys were wearing shorts; 10 girls with blonde hair. The playground was filled with flowers with six tires around playground. There were 10 tricycles in the play area, and four chi...
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Hopefully this observation can give some insight of the preschool age group. Although this was only a sample, perhaps some conclusions can be drawn on the development and behavior of these children.
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