Learner Name____________Rob Burton__________________________________

Unit     CYP30 – Support the creativity of children and young people

|Unit         |Learning outcome(s) |Assessment criteria   |Questions                                                                         |
|CYP30       |1                   |1.1                   |Explain evidence, approaches and theories about the benefits of creativity for   |
|             |                     |                       |the well being of children and young people.                                     |
|Answer                                                                                                                                   |
|Friedrich Froebel (1782 – 1852) centred on Creativity as one of his four principles when developing his philosophy of education.   He     |
|encouraged imaginary play and gave the idea that children think at their highest level when they play imaginatively –for example when     |
|involved in imaginary play,   he identified that children substituted one object for another and could pretend for example that a ball was|
|the sun (symbolic play). Froebel philosophies are still at the heart of learning and play today – he invented toys many of which feature |
|in the play groups and nurseries of today, eg. Wooden blocks and coloured shapes. Froebel also pioneered activities that help with motor |
|skills such as manipulation of clay, string or plasticine, he also encouraged rhyme and music and putting actions and words to music.     |
|Froebel encouraged what we today know as ‘free play’.                                                                                     |
|Rudolf Steiner (1861 – 1925) believed that children should not be forced into learning before they are ready and that they should learn   |
|for the pleasure of learning.   He believed that   children should be encouraged to spend time drawing and story telling and be exposed to |
|nature to promote...