Cian couldn’t wait to join in with the aftermath of ‘Superworm’. He was squealing and reaching for the tray in anticipation.
- Superworm by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
- Jug of hot chocolate
- Dried Horlicks
He was so engaged that he even sat in the bumbo without a fuss.
I finally managed to get a picture of his little tongue curl!
DfES Outcomes for EYFS (2013)
Communication and language
Listening and attention (Birth to 11 months)
- Turns towards a familiar sound then locates range of sounds with accuracy.
- Listens to, distinguishes and responds to intonations and sounds of voices.
- Reacts in interaction with others by smiling, looking and moving.Quietens or alerts to the sound of speech.
- Quietens or alerts to the sound of speech.
Speaking (Birth to 11 months)
- Makes own sounds in response when talked to by familiar adults.
- Practises and gradually develops speech sounds (babbling) to communicate with adults; says sounds like ‘baba, nono, gogo’.
Moving and handling (Birth to 11 months)
- Turns head in response to sounds and sights.
- Gradually develops ability to hold up own head.
- Makes movements with arms and legs which gradually become more controlled.
- Reaches out for, touches and begins to hold objects.
- Explores objects with mouth, often picking up an object and holding it to the mouth.
Personal, social and emotional development
Self-confidence and self-awareness (Birth to 11 months)
- Laughs and gurgles, e.g. shows pleasure at being tickled and other physical interactions.
- Uses voice, gesture, eye contact and facial expression to make contact with people and keep their attention.
Managing feelings and behaviour (Birth to 11 months)
- Shows a range of emotions such as pleasure, fear and excitement.
Making relationships (Birth to 11 months)
- Enjoys the company of others and seeks contact with others from birth.
- Responds when talked to, for example, moves arms and legs, changes facial expression, moves body and makes mouth movements.
- Recognises and is most responsive to main carer’s voice: face brightens, activity increases when familiar carer appears.