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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET Clear Expectations 26 Scaffolding 28 Practicing Behaviors 29 Chapter 4: Play as a Strategy for Supporting Good Character 31 Sensory Exploration 32 Object Permanence 33 Problem Solving 33 Representational Thinking 34 Understanding Cause and Effect 34 Relational Skills 35 Valuable Areas of Play for Character Development 35 Music 35 Movement 36 Art 37 Blocks 37 Nature and Science 38 Puzzles and Manipulatives 39 Dramatic Play 40 High-​Quality Play Environments 41 Presenting the Activities 43 Character Traits and Objectives (Table) 44 Chapter 5: Character-​Building Activities for Infants and One-​Year-​Olds 47 Chapter 6: Character-​Building Activities for Toddlers 71 Chapter 7: Character-​Building Activities for Two-​Year-​Olds 97 Alphabetical Listing of Activities 127 Bibliography of Children’s Literature 131 References 133 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL