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: 24-27 Months

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Shares toys, demonstrates some prosocial behavior with peers

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child in interaction with others during play.

Elicitation Strategy

Ask the child to retrieve something from another room that will add to the play.

Behavior Observed

The child shares objects.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Encourage parents to have play dates with all children contributing a few toys to the mix. Remind parents that children can retrieve objects for themselves without parent assistance.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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