Observe the child and adult with markers and paper.
The adult scribbles on the paper and hands the child a pencil and paper. Both now scribble together.
The child watches the adult and then makes scribble marks on the paper.
Encourage early childhood educators and parents to let children play with non-toxic markers and boards, doodle boards, crayons and paper and sidewalk chalk. Children like to scribble and make marks with stamps.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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