Vygotskian Approach Activity: Make-Believe Play

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ASSIGNMENT #4

Vygotskian Approach Activity – Make-Believe Play

There will be two lists of make-believe scenarios; one that all children should be able to recognize such as grocery-shopping, playing house, going to the playground, etc. And the other will be less common ones, such as going to a car shop, making a building, being a doctor etc., those will have instructions on how to teach the kids the scenarios so they can play it on their own. The teacher will be there each step of the way until the children no longer need the social input of the teacher and can begin to play amongst themselves like with the extremely common ones.
By doing these activities with the children, one the teacher will be able to show kids other everyday activities they might not get exposed to regularly and have better understanding of what goes on in their lives. Once the
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They both agree that the child needs to be an active learner in the process in order to develop into the functioning adult it will be later in life. But on how the babies learns and when in the process of development it should be, is where they differ. For example, Vygotsky believes that learning happens before development that the babies through their social interactions with their caregivers, they are learning. He also believes that learning is a continuous and gradual process. For example with learning how to cross the street, a Vygotskian approach is the way to go. The baby takes in all the social cues their parents give them: the street is dangerous, we don’t cross when cars are going by, we have to wait for the light to show that it our turn to walk, we need to look both ways before crossing, etc. Then the baby slowly starts to cross the street with their parents (still holding their hands) and slowly but sure when the kid is old enough they can now cross the street on their own with no harm to

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