- Infants and Toddlers learn with all their senses.
- Infants and Toddlers learn because they want to.
- Infants and Toddlers communicate what they know.
- Infants and Toddlers learn within the context of trusting relationships.
Infant Toddler Key Developmental Indicator : Cognitive Development
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E. Cognitive Development
22. Exploring objects: Children explore objects with their hands, feet, mouth, eyes, ears, and nose.
23. Object permanence: Children discover object permanence.
24. Exploring same and different: Children explore and notice how things are the same or different.
25. Exploring more: Children experience "more."
26. One-to-one correspondence: Children experience one-to-one correspondence.
27. Number: Children experience the number of things.
28. Locating objects: Children explore and notice the location of objects.
29. Filling and emptying: Children fill and empty, put in and take out.
30. Taking apart and putting together: Children take things apart and fit them together.
31. Seeing from different viewpoints: Children observe people and things from various perspectives.
32. Anticipating events: Children anticipate familiar events.
33. Time intervals: Children notice the beginning and ending of time intervals.
34. Speed: Children experience "fast" and "slow."
35. Cause and effect: Children repeat an action to make something happen again, experience cause and effect.