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The monkey tree

Two year old Ava is playing a balancing game with the practitioner. She uses mathematical language and tests concepts as they play.

Good for looking

  • COEL – Creating and thinking critically, making links
  • Maths
  • Key person approach
  • Effective adult support
  • Language

 

Two year old Ava is playing a balancing game with the practitioner. She uses mathematical language and tests concepts as they play.

Notice

  • How do we know what Ava is interested in?  Be specific, look out for body language, actions, gestures.
  • How is Ava learning? Which areas of development, engagement and characteristics of learning can you observe?
  • In what ways does the adult support Ava’s learning?
  • What is valuable about the materials provided as learning resources?