Caring for infant and toddlers focuses on taking advantage of the "teachable moment" as the children learn about the world and their environment through various care-orientated routines. Dressing, mealtime and diapering all offer many opportunities for social skills and language development. In addition planning many fun and exciting activities that involve sensory exploration through varied materials promotes development of the creative, cognitive mind and fosters physical development.
As children grow offering an increasingly sophisticated environment, rich in a variety of beautiful, open-ended real life materials enables children to learn through trial and error as they explore and develop their own theories about how their world works and discovering their relationships with the things in their everyday environment.
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