Language and Literacy Series: Context, Conversation and Non-Verbal Clues
Young children are natural experts when it comes to learning critical skills. Unlike other mammals, babies need adult help for nearly everything.
Curious World - Pizza Shop! - Cut a circle from white or tan construction paper. Cut small red circles for pepperoni, black circles for olives, and white triangles for cheese. Pretend with your child that you work in a pizza shop. Take turns playing the roles of customer, store owner, server, or cook. v1.stg.curiousworld.hmhco.com
Play a wide variety of music (e.g., jazz, classical, or rock). Dance with your child. Ask which tunes make him want to move slowly and which ones make him want to move faster.
Curious World - Music Art. Play some music while painting. Ask your child whether her painting changes when the music becomes faster or slower. Identifies different types of music by characteristics, such as slow, fast, soft, or loud.