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 self-expression and creativity in a variety of forms and contexts, including play, visual arts, music, drama, and dance.

Skill Progression: Drama

Age: 12-15 Months

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Cares for doll (i.e. puts to bed, feeds, etc.)

Situations for Observation of Skill

Provide a doll and caretaking props.

Elicitation Strategy

Hand the baby doll to the child next to the caretaking materials.

Behavior Observed

The child should now repeat one or two familiar actions with the doll.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Encourage early childhood educators and parents to have the child include the baby in routines of the day. The baby can come to lunch, on a walk, and to bed. This gives the child an opportunity to repeat actions performed on him on the baby doll.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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