Joint Productive Activity

The teacher and children collaborating together on a joint product.

Goodwill Excursion

Campus Children’s Center
Age of Students: 3-5 years

In this example, the teacher reviews a list of predictions of what the children think they will see at the local Goodwill Store. The teacher encourages collaboration among the children as the small group searches for the items together.

Pumpkin Soup

Campus Children’s Center
Age of Students: 4-5 years

The teacher helps a small group of children to create a joint product, pumpkin soup. The teacher divides the labor of making the soup among each member of the group. The children assist each other with different tasks of cooking the soup.