|He loves to put things on his head. Today it is mulch!|
Cognitive Skills: Symbolic Thought-using objects to represent another
in pretend play
Initiative: Curiosity-explore environment through a variety of
|He is showing us how happy he is!|
|Our little girl in the back is about to get covered by the blanket!|
They both are showing us their curiosity.
She is crawling to explore the grass.
He is using his gross and fine motor skills with the
activities on the push toy.
|Look closely. The boy in the blue shirt is not sitting in the |
right place in the stroller. He likes to squeeze into the middle!
But the baby does not mind.
|We had to get a picture of this guy in his fancy shirt!|
|My name is Bond, James Bond.|
(Is he getting photo bombed?)
|This young lady is starting to pull herself up!|
She just learned to crawl and now she wants to walk!
Motor Development: move with increasing coordination, balance,
without adult support.
|Here he is again. Our prankster. He loved having|
his arm out of his shirt. We tried to get a photo of
him with the sleeve of his shirt draped over the
opposite shoulder. It looked like he was wearing a scarf.
|These two best buds are playing near each other.|
Soon these boys will play with each other longer
and be engaged in back-and-forth play.
|Hmmm... what is over there?|
|We love when children explore the natural world around them.|
They experience different textures and colors compared
to the toys in the classroom.
|She loves crawling in the grass!|
She is confident enough to move away from her caregivers
for long periods of time to explore her environment.
Initiative and Curiosity: demonstrate willingness to try new activities
|Nothing stops her from getting to where she wants to go.|
|He loves to explore and to work his brain!|
He is demonstrating initiative, curiosity, planning and action,
engagement, and persistence.
|You can't tell from the picture but he is swinging on our|
outdoor swing and laughing!
He didn't ask to get down for a very long time.
Self: Expression of Emotion
|Love this look :)|
|The next four pictures captures how this 6 month old|
interacts with his caregiver and moves his body.
Social and Emotional Development: Relationships-Attachment
|Physical and Motor Development: Body Awareness|
|He loves to move his arms and legs.|
|Motor Development: Small Muscle-transferring a toy from one hand|
to another by reaching and grasping