It is important to know the children in your class well: their preferences, activity levels, and attitudes. This will help you recognize when there is a problem.
For this activity, you will observe the children in your program, perhaps the ones you spend the most time with. Spend some time studying their daily patterns and interaction styles. Record your thoughts on this log.
|Child’s name||This child is most alert when...||This child’s energy level is usually...||When this child doesn’t feel good they...||I would describe this child as...||This child lets me know there is a problem by...|
We have finished snack. He is a bit reserved when he arrives.
Very low first thing in the morning and after arriving from school.
Go to the library space and read, rest on the couch.
Loving and observant. He’s quiet and does not complain.
Telling me with his words, “I don’t feel good” or "I'm tired."