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Baby plays with basket of objects

7 month old Jamie is exploring a basket of objects. Her grandma is close by. She explores the objects in lots of different ways and starts to work out what they can do.

Good for looking at

  • Exploratory play
  • Heuristic play
  • Object play
  • Fine motor development

7 month old Jamie is exploring a basket of objects. Her grandma is close by. She explores the objects in lots of different ways and starts to work out what they can do.

Notice

  • How do we know what Jamie is interested in? ┬áBe specific, look out for body language, actions, gestures.
  • How does Jamie engage with these objects?
  • What is she learning from her play?
  • Which development areas, characteristics of learning are evident?
  • What is valuable about the materials provided as learning resources?