chapter  7
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When children of this age are playing with open-ended materials (heuristic play), it is important to give yourself the time to sit comfortably and watch what they are doing.

In a short space of time a toddler can carry out several different ‘experiments’ and learn several concepts, which could be easily missed. It is important to notice what toddlers are doing because you will get an idea of their particular interests and of how their play is becoming increasingly sophisticated.