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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Puts pajamas and other folded clothing in a drawer

Situations for Observation of Skill

When asked, the child puts clothing in the right drawer.

Elicitation Strategy

Ask the child to help put his folded clean clothing away.

Behavior Observed

The child knows where his own clothing goes in his own dresser and places them in the drawer.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Parents should involve children in all family activities from morning to night. Children learn to categorize and use fine motor skills when they do specific actions with materials from their home.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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