TS Pre Primary Schools have Pre School Education Kit (PSE KIT), TLM & Play material. Pre School Education Kit (PSE KIT), TLM, Play material to TS Pre Primary Schools and Guidelines. Guidelines for procurement of List of Play and Learning Materials and Pre School Education Kit (PSE KIT) for Pre Primary Schools in Telangana State. Samagra Shiksha, Telangana State, Hyderabad has given the guidelines to procure TLM /Play material and Pre School Education Kit (PSE KIT) to Support and for the strengthening of 100 TS Pre Primary Schools.
In this regarding, SS Telangana is Providing TLM to all TS Pre Primary Schools in Telangana State and Non-recurring grant has been released to Pre-Primary functioning in the premises of Govt/ZP Schools.
Guidelines to procure TLM/Play material to TS Pre Primary Schools:
PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMISSIONER OF SCHOOL EDUCATION AND EX-OFFICIO STATE PROJECT DIRECTOR,
SAMAGRA SHIKSHA, TELANGANA STATE, HYDERABAD.
Proc. Rc. No. 4791/SS/Pdg/T6/2018, Dated:08.08.2019.
Subject: Samagra Shiksha Telangana-Support to 100 Pre Primary Schools-for strengthening through providing TLM-Non recurring grant released to Pre-Primary functioning in the premises of Govt/ZP Schools -Issue of guidelines to procure TLM/Play material – Reg.
Ref: This office Proc. Rc. No. 4791/TSS/Pdg/T6/2018, dated :12.04.2019
All the District Educational Officers and Ex-officio Project Officers of Samagra Shiksha in the State are informed that a number of Rs: 5,800/- (Five thousand eight hundred rupees only) per school was released to 100 Pre-primary Schools functioning in the premises of Govt/ZP Schools and a total of Rs: 5,80,000/- (Five Lakhs Eighty thousand rupees only) was sanctioned in 2018 -2019.
In this regard, all the District Educational Officers and Ex-officio Project Officers of Samagra Shiksha in the State are informed that it is very crucial that in developmentally appropriate Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs, the presence of play and learning materials have a very important role. Young children learn through play and by interacting with their immediate environment.
Play and learning materials:
We can make their environment stimulating by providing a range of developmentally appropriate play and learning materials
✤ to encourage inquisitiveness,
✤ imagination and
✤ promote a sound foundation for learning.
Child’s holistic development:
Availability and accessibility to a variety of materials can support the child’s holistic development which includes
✦ physical and motor skills,
✦ cognitive skills,
✦ language and communication skills,
✦ socio-emotional development and
Pre School Education Kit:
Given the importance of play and play materials, ICDS has made a provision of Pre School Education Kit in Anganwadi centres. The general guidelines to procure TLM/play material is Annexed.
Therefore, the District Educational Officers and Ex-Officio Project Officers of Samagra Shiksha are requested to give instructions to the MEOs concerned to procure the TLM with the help of SMCs where Pre-primary Sections are functioning immediately as per guidelines.
Guidelines to procure TLM/Play material Samagra Shiksha, Telangana State, Hyderabad Guidelines to procure TLM/Play materialGuidelines Regarding Pre School Education Kit
✤ Since there may be financial constraints, it may be necessary to priorities which materials to procure.
✤ Pre-Primary teachers need to train in the appropriate use of materials cost as well as the development of low-cost materials.
Play And Learning Materials Should Be
✤ Multi-purpose and multi-domain to foster holistic development – all domains such as sensory, fine and gross motor, cognitive, social, emotional, personal, and creativity need to be fostered.
✤ Safe for children (Non-toxic material and colours, smooth edges and large enough to prevent swallowing).
✤ Durable and sturdy. Culturally and environmentally appropriate.
✤ Balanced to equip different activity corners.
✤ Easy to view. Posters and conversation charts should be placed at eye level for children.
✤ Adequate in quantity, with a variety of different materials available. There should not be too few, preventing all children from playing, nor too many, preventing children from learning to share, cooperate and wait for their turn.
✤ Easily accessible to children so that they can use and choose the material during free play and individual activities. They should be encouraged and expected to put away the material as part of their routine.
Recommended List Of Play And Learning Materials For Pre School Education Kit (PSE Kit):
Play and learning materials for pre-school education can be categorized as follows:
✤ Material to be procured from the market.
✤ Material which can be prepared by Pre-Primary Teacher/Anganwadi Worker during training or on their own.
✤ Locally available low cost or no cost material in the environment
Material To Be Procured From The Market:
✤ Building block set (basic shapes that vary in colour, size and thickness) ✤ Colourful beads and wires
✤ Modelling materials (e.g., dough, clay, etc.)
✤ Lacing board
✤ Balls of varying sizes
✤ Simple puzzles (e.g., jigsaw puzzle, colour puzzle, body parts puzzle and shape puzzle, etc.)
✤ Magnifying glass
✤ Magnets of varying strength
✤ Dot and number dominoes
✤ Alphabet and number cards
✤ Picture cards or flash cards
✤ Picture conversation chart
✤ Soft toys (e.g., dolls, etc.)
✤ Kitchen set
✤ Doctor set
✤ Plastic fruits and vegetables
✤ Plastic balance scale
✤ Measuring cups of various sizes
✤ Variety of containers (e.g., bowls, buckets, jugs, etc.)
✤ Variety of tools (e.g., spoons, funnels, measuring cups, spoons/cups, paint brushes, etc.)
✤ Variety of paper (newsprint, glazed, recycled paper, etc.)
✤ coloured pencils,
✤ coloured chalk
✤ Blunt scissors ✤ Mats
Locally Available Low Cost Or No Cost Material In The Environment:
• Old and clean clothes
• Bottle caps
• Old tyres
• Plastic bottles
• Wooden toys
• Coconut shells
• Used Paper
• Soft cloth balls (vary in colour and size)
• Counters (vary in colour and size)
• Pattern completion cards
• Self-corrective puzzles
The Head Master has to follow the instructions for procurement of TLM /Play material:
✤ Conduct SMC meeting and take a resolution to procure TLM/Play material to Pre-Primary Sections.
✤ The Head Master may be requested to follow guidelines strictly while purchasing TLM/Play material to Pre-Primary sections.
✤ Maintenance of Stock Register and Bills & Vouchers for procurement of TLM
✤ Utilization Certificate sent to the DEO.