North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five

Domain: NC Foundations for Early Learning: Cognitive Development (CD)

Subdomain: Social Connections

Goal: Children demonstrate knowledge of relationships and roles within their own families, homes, and communities.

Skill Progression: Demonstrates knowledge of relationships and roles

Age: 36-42 Months

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Silly boisterous humor among peers and siblings

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child in home and/or school.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

Children love to make up silly words and make each other laugh with physical antics.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Early childhood educators and parents may be able to benefit from tips on how to deal with sibling rivalry. Listen and reflect back what each child is saying and help children learn to negotiate solutions.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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