Observe the adult and child reading a book about unusual animals or insects in nature.
When a child answers a question, the adult can ask for clarification, “What do you mean?”
The child demonstrates understanding of time and causal questions by providing answers, even if the answers are inaccurate.
Children learn a variety of time concepts when early childhood educators and parents talk about “when” specific events happen. Ask children questions about activities during the day or week, during the month, or about holidays. Ask children questions about when specific activities occur.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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