Förskoleklassen-lekens mellanrum? : En studie kring den fria lekens plats i förskoleklassen

by Andersson, Maria; Karlsson, Åsa

Abstract (Summary)
The essay is about the free play in preschool classes and how much time the pupils have for free play. The study investigates if the play material and the environment affects the time that is given for free play. The study also describes if the location of the preschool classes, in relation to preschool and school has any importance for the time that is given to the pupils for free play, and which thoughts the teachers in the preschool classes has about free play and its conditions. Observations and interviews were conducted with teachers from three different preschools.The results shows that the time given to free play varied between the three preschool classes and that the play material and environment had some importance for the existence of the free play. The preschool classes that are situated in the school buildings are more influenced by the school and their goals, while the preschool classes that lies outside the school buildings are more like preschools. The study also shows that the teacher has a significant part for the free play. In the discussion, we ask the question, if preshool classes should have a curriculum of their own.
Bibliographical Information:


School:Högskolan i Skövde

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis



Date of Publication:03/12/2008

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