Why do you love me so much?
Sometimes gives meaning to marks as they draw and paint.
Ascribes meanings to marks that they see in different places.
Listens to and joins in with stories and poems, one-to-one and also in small groups.
Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
Love Monster by Rachel Bright
Friends by Eric Carle
Joins in with repeated refrains and anticipates key events and phrases in rhymes and stories.
Beginning to be aware of the way stories are structured.
Suggests how the story might end.
Listens to stories with increasing attention and recall.
Explores colour and how colours can be changed.
Understands that they can use lines to enclose a space, and then begin to use these shapes to represent objects.
Beginning to be interested in and describe the texture of things