topic one: needs of the young
to the teacher
The aim of this topic is to identify the needs of the young and
to see the part parents play in meeting these needs. It has been
proved that very young children need plenty of contact with their
parents if successful bonding is to take place.
Give the class worksheet 1 (page 2)
Earliest experiences. Ask them to fill in the first
Discuss the ideas they have added at the end of the sheet and draw
out their personal experiences with pets or knowledge they have
gained from watching nature programmes on T.V.
Now ask them to complete the second page of the worksheet.
It would be helpful to look at their accounts of their earliest
memories to see if there are some needs identified in them which
have not been thought of before. A final paragraph should then be
written on a separate paper starting with:-
to be a good parent I will have to ...