1304.21(a)(4)(iv) - The associate supports emerging…numeracy development through materials and activities according to the developmental level of each child by encouraging the children to count with her as she turns the crank on a toy gas pump.
A girl pulls her car into a gas station being staffed by a classroom associate. When the associate asks the girl how many dollars worth of gas she wants, the girl replies, “Fifteen, sixteen, seventeen!” The associate asks the girl to count with her and as the associate turns a crank on the toy gas pump, they count each turn of the crank (which rings a bell).
A boy comes to the gas station next and says he wants ten dollars of gas. The associate repeats the same procedure and encourages the boy to count with her as she turns the crank.
1304.21(a)(5)(i) - The associate promotes each child’s physical development by providing sufficient time,…outdoor space, equipment, materials and adult guidance for active play and movement that support the development of gross motor skills.
Ms. Hand has provided opportunities for the children in her classroom to engage in active play by reserving a time in the daily schedule for gross motor activities.
1304.21(c)(1)(vii) - The associate plays the role of gas station attendant providing individual and small group experiences both indoors and outdoors.
This associate teacher engages with individual children in a dramatic play scenario as she offers to fill up the children’s vehicles with gas.