Understanding the world
People and communities:
*Shows interest in the lives of people who are familiar to them.
*Remembers and talks about significant events in their own experience.
*Recognises and describes special times or events for family or friends.
*Shows interest in different occupations and ways of life.
*Knows some of the things that make them unique, and can talk about some of the similarities and differences in relation to friends or family.
*Children talk about past and present events in their own lives and in the lives of family members.
*They know that other children don’t always enjoy the same things, and are sensitive to this.
*They know about similarities and differences between themselves and others, and among families, communities and traditions.
*Comments and asks questions about aspects of their familiar world such as the place where they live or the natural world.
*Can talk about some of the things they have observed such as plants, animals, natural and found objects.
*Talks about why things happen and how things work.
*Developing an understanding of growth, decay and changes over time.
*Shows care and concern for living things and the environmen
*children know about similarities and differences in relation to places, objects, materials and living things.
*They talk about the features of their own immediate environment and how environments might vary from one another.
*They make observations of animals and plants and explain why some things occur, and talk about changes.
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