North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five

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

Subdomain: Construction of Knowledge: Thinking and Reasoning

Goal: Children use their senses to construct knowledge about the world around them

Skill Progression: Constructs knowledge

Age: 6-8 Months

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Examines things from different perspectives to explore size, shape, texture, sound, etc.

Situations for Observation of Skill

Watch the child on his stomach, back, and in sitting. Provide toys or small objects for play.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

The infant will scoot on her tummy to look at things, sit and explore objects with hands and the mouth.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Infants can now sit and see the world from another angle.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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