Mine. Yours. Ours
by Boey Shumin Eileen
A simple activity that can educate children about different perspectives and viewpoints.
Skill Level: Advanced
Suitable For: 5 - 6 years old
Estimated Time: < 15 mins
Physical - Object control of smart phone while taking photos
Intellectual - Children will make use of their cognitive ability to picture a scene they would like to capture with the smart phone and then to capture it, this activity allows freedom of exploration and creativity
Emotional - This activity not only builds children's confidence of their own perspectives but also enable them to appreciate the perspectives of others
Social - Children will be sharing their viewpoints and taking turns to allow others to share as well, children will be able to relate and appreciate the diversity in their community
Bring children outdoors. Educate them about the different angles in taking a photo such as foreground, middleground, and background.
After photo taking is completed, encourage them to share their viewpoints and allow for other family members to share as well.
Let the children explore the area of photo-taking and decide on a place where they would like to photograph.