Filip, three yeas old, is sitting at group time, he loses interest and walks over to the sand pit. Because of his severe form of epilepsy he has sensory integration issues and can find different textures and surfaces difficult. The adult, Angela, supports him to get into the sand pit and engages with him in object and pretend play.
- What cues can you see that show what Filip is interested in? (Look out for non-verbal and body language as well as spoken language)
- How Filip is learning? Which areas of development, engagement and characteristics of learning can you observe?
- In what ways does the adult support Filip’s learning?
- How does the environment and materials support Filip’s learning?