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Birth-6 Months

FromActivities for Responsive Caregiving,  Jean Barbre

What to have Suggested Books – 101 First Words at Home by Hinkler Studios – First 100 Words by Roger Priddy – Flaptastic First Words by DK Publishing – My Big Animal Book by Roger Priddy – Things That Move by Jo Litchfield – Very First Words by Felicity Brooks

What to do Sit with the infant on your lap (indoors or outdoors). Point to things in the environment. Slowly call his attention to the things he is most likely to notice, such as brightly colored objects or things that are making a noise. Name the things you point to and talk about them. Read the suggested books, introduce the vocabulary words, and sing and chant with the infant.

Why LEARNING OUTCOMES Social-Emotional Development – Personal identity – Relationships with adults Physical Development – Perception Cognitive Development – Memory – Spatial awareness – Connecting experiences – Following simple directions Language Development - Receptive language - Connecting words with real-world knowledge

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Activities for Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

By Jean Barbre Copyright 2013 Birth-6 Months

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