Course: Preschool games

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Course title Preschool games
Course code KPEP/MHMK
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Svobodová Eva, Mgr.
  • Lietavcová Martina, Mgr.
Course content
- Game as a means of communication and as a method of education, paidia and ludus, philosophy and rules of games, free game - Role of teacher in children's games, division of games according to motivation (alea, ilinx, mimicry, and agon), modifications and creation of new games, work with a story

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to familiarize the students with the preschool games specifics and to teach them how to operate with a game naturally together with the use of a didactic method suitable for preschool children education.
Student is able to regulate and direct the children's game with the respect to the educational purpose and to the individual abilities and needs of the children.
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work

study and written reflection of the assigned literature, games index keeping
Recommended literature
  • Caiatiová, M. a kol.:. Volná hra. Praha, Portál, 1995.
  • Caillois, R.:. Hry a lidé. Nakladatelství Studia Ypsilon, Praha, 1998.
  • Helus Z.:. Dítě v osobnostním pojetí, Portál Praha, 2005.
  • Huizing, J.:. Homo ludes. Mladá fronta, Praha, 1972.
  • Koťátková S.:. Hry v mateřské škole v teorii i praxi, Praha, Grada, 2005.
  • Opravilová, E.:. Dítě si hraje a poznává svět, SPN Praha, 1988.
  • Rezková, V.:. Hra ve světě předškolního dítěte. RAABE , Praha, Řízení MŠ,.
  • Svobodová, E.:. Prosociální činnosti v předškolním vzdělávání, RAABE, 2007.
  • Svobodová E., Váchová, A., Vítečková, M.:. Za zvířátky do školky, Portál, Praha, 2012.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nursery School Teaching (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter