Eylf outcome 3

Here are the sub-outcomes, evidence of when children can achieve them, and how educators can help children achieve EYLF Learning outcome 3: Children have a strong sense of well-being.

Children who are confident and optimistic will maximize their learning potential. It promotes children’s natural curiosity, sense of agency, and desire to connect with others. A person’s wellbeing includes physical health, happiness, satisfaction, and successful social functioning. It affects the way that children interact with their environment.

Learning Outcome 3: Children Have A Strong Sense Of Wellbeing

3.1 The children become more confident in their social and emotional well-being.

It is obvious when children:

  • Demonstrate trust and confidence.
  • Be available to others whenever you are in distress, confusion, or frustration.
  • Share humor, satisfaction, and happiness.
  • Celebrate their achievements as well as those of others.
  • Cooperation and collaboration with others are becoming more common.
  • Enjoy moments of solitude.
  • Recognize their achievements
  • Make choices, accept challenges, and take calculated risks.
  • Show an increasing ability to self-regulate, understand and manage emotions in a way that reflects the needs and feelings of others.
  • Please share your successes and create new learning opportunities in Standard Australian English or their native language.
  • Accept and acknowledge the affirmation
  • Assert their independence and capabilities while increasing awareness of other people’s needs and rights.
  • Recognize their contributions to projects and shared experiences.

Teachers can promote this learning through:

  • Show genuine affection, respect, and understanding for all children.
  • Document the achievements of children and share them with their families.
  • Ensure that children feel proud of their efforts and achievements.
  • Promote children’s sense of belonging, connection, and well-being.
  • Encourage and challenge children to persevere in their tasks and play.
  • Build on and expand children’s ideas.
  • Maintain high expectations for each child.
  • Value children’s decision-making.
  • Welcome children and families to share aspects of their spiritual and cultural lives.
  • Talk to children about their feelings and reactions to events to help them understand emotional regulation and self-control.
  • Recognize and affirm the children’s efforts and growth.
  • Mediate or assist children in negotiating their rights concerning others’ rights.

3.2 The children take greater responsibility for their health and well-being.

It is obvious when children:

  • Recognize and communicate your bodily needs.
  • You are connected, happy, healthy, and safe.
  • Engage in sensory-motor skills that are increasingly complex and patterns of movement.
  • Combine gross and fine motor movements and balance to achieve increasingly complicated patterns of activities, including dance, creative motion, and drama.
  • Explore and respond to the world using their sensory abilities and dispositions, with an increasing level of integration and skill.
  • Move confidently through and around their environment, demonstrating spatial awareness.
  • Use equipment and tools of management with increasing skill and competence. Respond to music, dance, and stories in traditional and contemporary styles.
  • Show an increased awareness of healthy living and good nutrition.
  • Show increasing competence and independence regarding personal hygiene, care, and safety and security for others.
  • Show enthusiasm when participating in physical activity and negotiate the play space to ensure their and others’ safety.

Teachers can promote this learning through:

  • Plan and engage in physical activities with your children, including games, dance, drama, and movement.
  • Include familiar games and activities you know and love in your play by drawing on family members’ and friends’ expertise and experience.
  • Provide various materials and tools to help children develop their gross and fine motor skills.
  • Encourage children to learn about good hygiene.
  • Share routines and schedules among children, their families, and the community to promote continuity in children’s health and hygiene.
  • Discuss health and safety with your children, and include them in developing guidelines to keep everyone safe.
  • Engage children in conversations, activities, and experiences encouraging healthy eating and lifestyles.
  • Consider the pace of the day in the context of your community.
  • Children can learn from your example and reinforce the importance of health, nutrition, and personal hygiene.
  • Provide a variety of relaxing and active experiences to children throughout the day. Please support them in making appropriate choices about their participation.



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