Observe the child with novel toys or objects or on an outing to a store or other community location.
No elicitation needed.
The child expands his vocabulary by asking for the labels of objects.
Responding to children’s questions is a primary way early childhood educators and parents help children learn. Provide just the basic information requested. Too much information may not be absorbed and children may stop listening. Model asking questions.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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