How do children learn about the world? Babies are born learning. When they interact with adults and other babies, they are like little scientists, observing faces and gestures and noticing everything around them.
You are your child’s best toy
How the development of physical skills supports early learning from the magic of everyday moments.
What Is Executive Function?
The phrase “executive function” refers to a set of skills. These skills underlie the capacity to plan ahead and meet goals, display self-control, follow multiple-step directions even when interrupted, and stay focused despite distractions, among others.
Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move (crawling, walking, etc.).