Learning objects Playground rules


Explore social issues in a playground such as sharing, inclusion and keeping the area clean and tidy. Identify actions to help children get along better. Look for positive ideas where children play together and respect social values. Review a set of rules for socially desirable behaviour.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify causes of conflicts between children in a playground setting.
  • Students identify behaviours that will resolve playground conflicts.
Educational value
  • Allows students to evaluate social behaviours in a playground setting and to identify causes and solutions to conflicts.
  • Exposes students to animated scenarios of conflict.
  • Provides options to identify responsible actions and personal safety issues in public places.
  • Includes final review of rules and behaviour.
  • Features audio support throughout the activity.
Year level

F; 1

Learning area
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health and physical education/Personal, social and community health

    Other details

    • Script writer
    • Name: Anne-Maree Scott
    • Address: Bundanoon NSW 2578 Australia
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Ms Di Kerr
    • Address: Canberra ACT 2600 Australia
    • Technical implementer
    • Subject matter expert
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 09 Oct 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Hearing independence
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
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