North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five

Domain: NC Foundations for Early Learning: Cognitive Development (CD)

Subdomain: Creative Expression

Goal: Children demonstrate appreciation for different forms of artistic expressions.

Skill Progression: Music

Age: 27-30 Months

Click here to go to all skills for ages 27-30 Months.

Attends to more than one characteristic of objects at a time (sound and movement)

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the adult and child singing an action song.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

The child sings and dances with the music.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Encourage adult-child music activities. Provide and demonstrate new songs to keep interest high.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

©2015 by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit