Commenced in January 2007
Frequency: Monthly
Edition: International
Paper Count: 30124
Proposed Program for Developing Some Concepts for Nursery School Children in Egypt Using Artistic Activities

Authors: Ebtehag Tolba

Abstract:

The study presents a proposed program for nursery school children in Egypt. The program consists of a collection of artistic activities and aims to develop the language, mathematical, and artistic skills of preschool children. Furthermore, the researcher has presented a questionnaire to experts about the link between the target group and the content. Finally, the proposed program was applied to group of 30 children. In addition, the researcher has prepared another questionnaire for measuring the effect of the program. This questionnaire was used as a pre-test and post-test, and at the end of the study, a significant difference was determined in favour of the post-test results.

Keywords: Developing, concepts, nursery, children, artistic activities.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1131219

Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 395

References:


[1] Janz, K. F., Burns, T. L., & Levy, S. M. (2005). Tracking of activity and sedentary behaviors in childhood: the Iowa Bone Development Study. American journal of preventive medicine, 29(3), 171-178.‏
[2] Herman, K. M., Craig, C. L., Gauvin, L., & Katzmarzyk, P. T. (2009). Tracking of obesity and physical activity from childhood to adulthood: the Physical Activity Longitudinal Study. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 4(4), 281-288.‏
[3] Timmons, B. W., Naylor, P. J., & Pfeiffer, K. A. (2007). Physical activity for preschool children—how much and how? This article is part of a supplement entitled Advancing physical activity measurement and guidelines in Canada: a scientific review and evidence-based foundation for the future of Canadian physical activity guidelines co-published by Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism and the Canadian Journal of Public Health. It may be cited as Appl. Physiol. Nutr. Metab. 32 (Suppl. 2E) or as Can. J. Public Health 98 (Suppl. 2). Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 32(S2E), S122-S134.‏
[4] Janz, K. F., Kwon, S., Letuchy, E. M., Gilmore, J. M. E., Burns, T. L., Torner, J. C., ... & Levy, S. M. (2009). Sustained effect of early physical activity on body fat mass in older children. American journal of preventive medicine, 37(1), 35-40.‏
[5] Up, G. (2009). Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood. Canberra, Australia: Commonwealth of Australia.‏
[6] Clark, J. E., Clements, R. L., Guddemi, M., Morgan, D. W., Pica, R., Pivarnik, J. M., ... & Virgilio, S. J. (2002). Active Start: A Statement of Physical Activity Guidelines for Children Birth to Five Years. AAHPERD Publications, PO Box 385, Oxon Hill, MD 20750-0385 Stock no. 304-10254.‏
[7] Sääkslahti, A., Numminen, P., Varstala, V., Helenius, H., Tammi, A., Viikari, J., & Välimäki, I. (2004). Physical activity as a preventive measure for coronary heart disease risk factors in early childhood. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports, 14(3), 143-149.‏
[8] Cliff, D. P., Okely, A. D., Smith, L. M., & McKeen, K. (2009). Relationships between fundamental movement skills and objectively measured physical activity in preschool children. Pediatric exercise science, 21(4), 436-449.‏
[9] Tucker, P. (2008). The physical activity levels of preschool-aged children: A systematic review. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 23(4), 547-558.‏
[10] Vanderloo, L. M., Tucker, P., Johnson, A. M., van Zandvoort, M. M., Burke, S. M., & Irwin, J. D. (2014). The influence of centre-based childcare on preschoolers’ physical activity levels: a cross-sectional study. International journal of environmental research and public health, 11(2), 1794-1802.‏
[11] Colley, R. C., Garriguet, D., Adamo, K. B., Carson, V., Janssen, I., Timmons, B. W., & Tremblay, M. S. (2013). Physical activity and sedentary behavior during the early years in Canada: a cross-sectional study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 10(1), 54.‏