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: 30-33 Months

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Remembers pictures, finger plays, dance moves, songs

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child sharing music she remembers.

Elicitation Strategy

The adult can ask the child to teach them how to do a song or dance she likes.

Behavior Observed

The child demonstrates the words and actions to accompany the song.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Early childhood educators and parents can ask children to teach them how to dance to the music. Children love to be the “teacher.” If the child has learned something new at school, this is a great opportunity for the parent to become the student.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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