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: 10-12 Months

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Bounces to rhythm while standing

Situations for Observation of Skill

As the child is standing independently, begin to play a rhythmic song.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

The infant spontaneously begins to move to the rhythm.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Encourage playing music in the home and moving and dancing to the beat. This will help infant’s develop an appreciation for how music can be fun.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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