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Child Development
Strand 5 Standard 1


Jason Skidmore


The toddler stage begins when the child starts to walk. When the toddler begins walking, a whole new world opens up before him/her as he/she develops rapidly. Toddlers love to explore everything.

Background for Teachers

Student Prior Knowledge

Ask the students to describe what a scientist or researcher does. Toddlers are known as "little scientists" they are understanding the world by the way they take things apart and explore.

Instructional Procedures

Assessment Plan


Utah Curriculum Guide

Created: 05/14/2003
Updated: 02/05/2018