Catch the moment

Written by: Hilary White
2 October 2018

A trip or outing is full of new sights, events and experiences and by photographing them children can make sense of their memories. This also gives the practitioner a unique insight into their thinking.

Catch the moment
Catch the moment

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Resources

  • VTech Kidizoom Duo Digital Camera – www.elc.co.uk
  • For a wide range of single use, affordable disposable cameras and photo paper, try – www.ebay.co.uk or www.amazon.co.uk
  • Clipboards for making notes
  • Listening to Young Children: A Guide to Understanding and Using the Mosaic Approach (2017): Alison Clark: National Children’s Bureau
  • Summer: A Pop-up Book by David A Carter (Abrams Appleseed)
  • The Gruffalo Spring and Summer Nature Trail by Julia Donaldson (Macmillan Children’s Books)
  • Who’s In My Family? By Anita Ganeri and David Chandler (A and C Black)

Taking a camera on a trip or outing adds an extra dimension to a young child’s experience. Giving children the freedom to photograph whatever they choose is a key tenet of the Mosaic Approach (see May issue).

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