Supporting young children's learning
Adults everyday interactions with young children offer the potential to support children's developing self confidence, language and literacy skills, self control and thinking and problem solving. United States
Babies learn by using their senses
Adults are the most important part of children's early learning experiences. In the interactions that are part of these relationships that babies to make sense of their work. United States
Toddlers are scientists
Younger toddlers like to figure things out and see how everything works. Adults support toddlers thinking skills by allowing them to test out new ideas through giving encouragement and providing opportunities for pretend play and exploration. United States
Older toddlers are becoming independent
Older toddlers like to imagine and develop and test their own ideas. They often need support and understanding so that they cope, thrive and learn. United States
Giving children opportunities for sensory exploration supports children's sense of wonder. This short and practical article gives ideas to foster and promote exploration and imagination with young children, through sensory experiences. United States
Book: Everyday Learning Series
Magazine article: Supporting families, supporting children: The Early Childhood Learning Resources Project
Speech: Launch of Essential Connections: A Guide to Young Children’s Learning
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