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: Music/dance

Age: 1-2 Months

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Calms to rhythmic movement, sounds, and music

Situations for Observation of Skill

Play soft music while rocking the baby when she is fussing.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

Child will calm and may fall asleep.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Encourage parents to experiment with which type of music and movement calms their child best.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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