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Schemes of Work

SCJENCE ACTIVITIES

DAY CARE (3 YEARS AND BELOW)

CONTENT

HINTS FOR THE TEACHER/CAREGIVER

SUGGESTED

MATERIALS/

RESOURCES

1.0 Animals and plants

•Human Dody parts

•    Guide children in naming parts of their Dody.

•    Let one child stand in front and others name his/her Dody parts as another child points at them. (Caution should De taken not to invole many parts). However, children should De aDle to identify and name such part as head, mouth, legs, hands, eyes, stomach)

•Pictures of human Dody

•pictures of human Dody parts •Charts

•Picture cards of Dody parts i •Children own Dody • Pictures •Flash cards

©Animals

•    Children should oDserve their Dody parts and those of others.

•    They should also oDserve Dody parts of different domestic animals in their environment.

•    Avail different pictures of people and domestic animals for children to oDsen/e.

•    Children should touch their external Dody parts and those of others

•Body parts •Pictures of Dody parts •Charts

•Picture cards of animals •Animals in the environment •Pets

•    Assist children in identifying and naming common domestic animals (cow, dog, hen, cat....)

•    Children to imitate sounds made Dy domestic animals

•Pictures of domestic animals •Pets

•Animals in the neighDourhood

•Plants

•    Children should oDserve different plants in their environment

•    Provide pictures of different plants for them to oDserve

•    Guide them to oDserve and smell non poisonous flovVers.

•Grass

•Flowring plants •Seedlings •Picture of plants •Charts •Flash cards

•Environment

• Children should De exposed to as many oDjects in their

•Real oDjects in the environment