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February Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Mathematical Thinking and Expression SUBDOMAIN: Foundations for Geometry and Spatial Understanding DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Examine different shapes by exploring (banging blocks on the floor, rolling balls). Attempt to put objects into other objects (such as putting pieces into holes or other spaces). Younger Toddlers (8 to 21 months): Explore space […]

January Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Cognitive Development SUBDOMAIN: Scientific Exploration and Knowledge DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Observe and explore natural phenomena indoors and outdoors using all senses (rub hands over grass, life face to feel wind, pat family dog, splash water). Younger Toddlers (8 to 21 months): Use abilities to observe and explore natural phenomena indoors […]

December Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Cognitive Development SUBDOMAIN: Construction of Knowledge: Thinking and Reasoning DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Show awareness of others’ reactions to people, objects, and events. Show awareness of another person’s intentions by establishing joint attention (look at an object, then at caregiver, and back at object). Younger Toddlers (8 to 21 months): Show […]

November Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Cognitive Development SUBDOMAIN: Creative Expression DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Use toys and household objects in a variety of different ways during play (wave, then scrunch, then throw scarf). Explore sensory properties of art media (smear paint, pat and pound dough). Make a variety of sounds with simple instruments, toys, and their […]

October Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Mathematical Thinking and Expression SUBDOMAIN: Foundations of Measurement and Data Analysis DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Examine objects of different sizes by exploring (touch, pick up, and move objects). Younger Toddlers (8 to 21 months): Participate in activities that compare the size and weight of objects. Engage in beginning explorations with temperature […]

September Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Cognitive Development SUBDOMAIN: Social Connections DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Emerging Younger Toddlers (8 to 21 months): Compare their own physical features with those of others by looking and touching. Older Toddlers (18 to 36 months) Describe people who are similar and different based on characteristics such as age, gender, and other […]

August Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Mathematical Thinking and Expression SUBDOMAIN: Foundations for Number Sense DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Indicate they want “more” with signs, sounds, or looks. Show interest (look at or reach for) in obvious differences in quantity (look at a tower with 7 blocks longer than a tower with 3 blocks, reach for a […]

July Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Mathematical Thinking and Expression SUBDOMAIN: Foundations for Algebraic Thinking DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Emerging Younger Toddlers (8 to 21 months): Show awareness of different categories during play (put balls in a box and dolls in a bed; give one friend all the cars and another friend all of the trucks when […]

June Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Language Development and Communication SUBDOMAIN: Foundations for Reading DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Pat and chew on books Look at pictures of faces and simple objects Listen to simple and repetitive books, stories, and songs. Younger Toddlers (8 to 21 months): Engage in reading behaviors independently (choose books, turn pages but not […]

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May Step Up to School Readiness Goal

DOMAIN: Language Development and Communication SUBDOMAIN: Learning to Communicate DEVELOPMENTAL INDICATORS Infants (Birth to 12 months): Respond differently to facial expressions and tones of voice. Pay brief attention to the same object the caregiver is looking at. Engage in turn-taking during social and vocal play with adults and other children (babbling, imitating facial expressions, repeating […]