Pick one of the activities listed
Watch a children’s television program; comment on how the program is designed for children. What devices does it use to capture children as viewers? How does it teach or how does it entertain? Is there anything in the show that touches on developmental psychology?
Children’s Literature: Write a short two to a three-page paper that examines a work of fiction for children. What makes the book appropriate for kids? Can it be read at multiple levels and be appropriate
for more than one age group? How does the author engage the reader?
Children’s Cognition: Talk to a child about a concept. Examine how children’s thinking differs as a function of their age from the adult point of view.
Children’s Drawing: Examine a piece of art, like a drawing, created by a child. What does it tell us about the child’s development?
Video Games for Children: What factors need to be considered in designing video games for a child? How would you create a game that would be maximally fun for a 7-year-old child? Examine some current games for children and what makes them fun.
Children’s Emotional Lives: Talk to a child about some issues that they found upsetting or wonderful (preferably both). What sorts of things upset children? How do they deal with strong emotions? Do they have strategies they use to control or manage their feelings?
Children’s Attachment To Parents: How does the child’s bond or attachment with their parents manifest itself in their lives? Talk to the child about a time when they were separated from their parents and what they did to cope. Does the child seem to possess a secure or insecure attachment to each parent and is the attachment to one parent the same as it is for another (describe your evidence for your conclusions)?
Children’s Language: Talk to a child about language. Ask them to interpret some expressions (e.g., A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush) and see how they do. Create a story that involves a metaphor or sarcasm and see if they can correctly interpret it.
Children’s Play: Watch a child at play, either by themselves or with another child, sibling, or parent. What kinds of play do they engage in? How might their play be preparing them for adult life? Is the play sophisticated or unsophisticated from a cognitive point of view? Does it involve emotion and if so, reflect any themes or issues in their lives?
Ruler Solomon Ruler Solomon was the third and the best lord of Israel. He “was the second child of David by his better half Bathsheba, and the recognized most loved of his dad” (Oussani). Solomon is for the most part known for his extraordinary insight and just soul. His principle accomplishmen, the development of the sanctuary of the LORD in Jerusalem, additionally made him surely understood and noteworthy among his kin and among different countries also. Aside from awesome shrewdness, God additionally gave Solomon recognizing heart, riches, and respect, yet at the same time, toward the end, this didn’t keep him from tragically following different divine beings. God assumed the real job in the ruler’s life. Since the day Solomon was conceived, the LORD guided him through his upright life; he made him an effective, savvy and observing ruler, administered the country, and fabricate the sanctuary and the royal residence in Jerusalem. The way that Solomon requested that God give him astuteness to administer his kin, not long and cheerful life, awesome influence and riches, influences us to respect the ruler and respect his motivation to put the flourishing of his kin before his own needs. Some time before Solomon grew up and turned into an intense lord of Israel, we, the perusers of the Bible, could predict his forthcoming achievement. God dependably was with him since the day he was conceived, “and in light of the fact that the LORD adored him, he sent word through Nathan the prophet to name him Jedidiah” (2 Samuel 12:25). The name Jedidiah signifies “cherished by the LORD”. “Solomon’s shrewdness was more noteworthy than the astuteness of the considerable number of men of the Earth” (1 Kings 4:30). He utilized his astude and insightful personality to govern over his country and to instruct individuals. He gave them valuable learning about plants, creatures, feathered creatures, reptiles and fish. The ruler wound up popular and respectable, among his kin, as well as among different countries. “Man of all countries came to tune in to Solomon’s intelligence, sent by every one of the lords of the world, who had heared of his astuteness” (1 Kings 4:34). Aside from having an awesome knowledge, Solomon was additionally an equitable and observing judge. The scene in which two ladies request that he choose who is the genuine mother of the youngster is the most well known precedent in which the ruler utilizes his recognizing heart to jugde individuals. Solomon didn’t require any confirmations or the observers to make the privilege judgemen. Not long after in the wake of climbing his dad’s position of authority, Solomon “bagan to construct the Holy Temple” (Schoenber). He was controling the entire procedure of building it. The sanctuary and its development were essential for the lord. By this, he demonstrated his appreciation towards God and furthermore fulfiled the aim of his dad David. It took Solomon seven years to manufacture the sanctuary. At last he likewise raised the ark of the LORD’s agreement in it. Amid his life, Solomon “created 3,000 axioms” (Shoenberg), which are for the most part identified with individuals’ regular daily existence. Through hundreds of years, his adages helped individuals revealing to them how to carry on with an exemplary and fruitful life and showing them how to be just before God: “Don’t begrudge a brutal man or pick any of his courses, for the LORD disdains an unreasonable man however brings the upright into his certainty” (Proverbs 3:31-32) Nowadays, we can in any case separate some valuable learning from these precepts and utilize it to improve our lifes. One of the precepts that we can discover in the book of Proverbs tells: “The dread of the LORD is the start of learning, yet tricks detest knowledge and order” (Proverbs 1:7). Subsequent to getting comfortable with this adage and realizing that Solomon was savvy, and that the LORD is a desirous God, the accompanying inquiry emerges: “For what reason did Solomon pursue different divine beings?” Only after God had rebuffed him, Solomon comprehended that he did malicious according to the LORD. At that point, after Solomon’s admissions, which were not totally earnest, God demonstrated his benevolence on the ruler, however after his passing, the LORD separated the kingdom into two, and the child of Solomon got its littlest piece. As per the Bible, Solomon was the best ruler in the Old Testament, who “administered over the general population of Israel around three thousand years back” (Maris). Because of his shrewd and observing heart, that he got from the LORD, the ruler had no equivalents. Being a fruitful ruler and a simply judge, Solomon showed individuals, had fabricated the sanctuary for the Name of the LORD his God in Jerusalem, and had stated “3,000 sayings” (Schoenberg). Notwithstanding of his awesome insight that was given to him by God, Solomon did insidious according to the LORD and pursued the divine forces of his wifes. All things considered, he is recognized as an awesome and insightful lord. Wouldn’t it be better if our governers would pursue his case of being simply and recognizing towards the general population? References Maris, Micki. “About the Proverbs of Solomon.” Proverbs of Solomon Family Discussion Guide. 11 Dec. 2009 Oussani, Gabriel. “Solomon.” The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 14. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1912. 11 Dec. 2009