North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five

Domain: NC Foundations for Early Learning: Health and Physical Development (HPD)

Subdomain: Self-Care

Goal: Children develop independence in caring for themselves and their environment.

Skill Progression: Self-care

Age: 27-30 Months

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Adequately blows and wipes nose upon request

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child when his nose needs blowing or interview the parent.

Elicitation Strategy

Ask the adult about the child’s ability to blow his own nose or observe the child’s ability to clean his nose when asked.

Behavior Observed

The child shows awareness of need to continue to blow or to wipe the nose after blowing.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Children can take care of basic needs when early childhood educators and parents give them the responsibility.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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