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Language and Communication Take turns in activities with an adult eg on computer  This resource has been viewed by a moderator.

Description:

Pupils can take turns in computer and other activities with an adult

Early years skill:Managing feelings and behaviour
Early years typical range:22-36m
P-scales/Curriculum skill:PSHE and Citizenship
P-scales/Curriculum level:P6
TAP skill:Social Interaction
TAP level:TAP36
Pre/Nat. Curriculum Area:not specified
Pre/Nat. Curiculum Standard:not specified
Section:Early Years (0-5yrs) info; Primary (5-11yrs) info; Secondary (11-16yrs) info
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Activity/strategy name and materials required How to do the activity Key principles for doing the activity and comments
Taking turns on the computer

Computer

2 chairs

simple computer programme e.g. a painting programme

Set up the computer with your chosen programme

Sit next to the child

Show the child how to take turns by:

Saying 'My turn' ........'Your turn' etc Support this by using gesture/points

Depending on the level of difficulties the child is having, you may also need to do the following:

Use a visual timetable with your name in a (drawn) box and then the child's name in a box, then your name in a box and so on i.e. make a list of the turns with names written in boxes

For example:

As you take a turn, cross off one of the boxes with your name in it

As the child takes a turn help him/her to cross off one of his/her names in a box.

It is important to take a turn even if the child finds sharing very difficult.

Start by taking a very short turn for yourself and letting the child have a longer turn. As the child begins to understand that his/her turn will come around again you can lengthen the time of your turns.

You can use similar strategies for taking turns in other activities.

Taking turns with a computer game.

Computer game and two chairs

Egg timer

Start to play the computer game . As one person starts turn the egg timer over so that the player can see how long he/she has to play. When the egg timer has run through, the player must stop and it is the next person's turn to play.

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