Curiosity

Exploration and curiosity go together
A short article suggesting everyday activities to encourage exploration and curiosity in young children. Answers the 'how' and 'why' of allowing young children opportunities to explore and discover. United States.

The curious child
Listening to children and answering their many questions is significant for early learning. This brief tip sheet encourages caregivers to look at their responses to children's questions, and gives examples of when these responses support young children to develop problem-solving techniques. United States.

Curiosity pleasure and play
The more comfortable a young child feels, the more likely the child will explore, discover, master and learn. This cycle starts with curiosity, which leads to play and exploration. United States.

Initiative and curiosity
Supporting young children's curiosity and initiative is important for ongoing learning. Curiosity can be fostered through a range of activities which build on what young children already know. Click through to sample ideas for tasks and activities. United States.

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Last updated: (April 15, 2008 at 12:25 pm)

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