Memories of <3

Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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#Scienceofplay02

This activity will aid children in the understanding of the progression of photographs and how it has changed as technology has advanced.
Skill Level
Intermediate
Suitable for
4-5 years old
Estimated time
15 - 30 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • 2x childhood photographs of parents
  • 2x teenage photographs of parents
  • 2x baby photographs of child(ren)
  • 2x recent photographs of their family
  • Mounting tapes
  • Flash cards
  • Markers

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2

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Line the photographs from oldest to current.

Step 3

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Discuss with children / share personal experiences Allow children to think and to caption the photographs with about 1-2 sentences on the flash cards.

Step 4

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Use mounting tape to secure the photograph on the wall.

Step 5

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Paste the caption to the photo related.

Skills and Learning Areas:

  • Physical – Fine motor skills – captioning photographs through the observation of the different types of photographs
  • Intellectual – Children will explore how the photographs have changed over the years and how memories of love are captured throughout life, they will tap on their prior experiences and cognitive ability to caption the different photographs, usage of vocabularies and a science-based process of observation, analysing, comparison and recording of results will be achieved in this activity
  • Emotional – Children will portray appreciation for the memories captured by the cameras and will get an experience of the memories their parents created, this activity will allow children to display engagement as they engage themselves with a glimpse of their parents’ past and a memory they would like to create and capture in the future
  • Social – Children will be able to demonstrate social skills in the appreciation of others’ past and to hold on to a positive hope in the future, children will be able to share and relate their experiences with their peers and environment

Ask the Kids

What have we done in this activity?

Tell me more about what you feel about these photographs.

What kind of memories would you like to capture?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below