TITLE

Creating Visual Maps

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Susan A.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2005, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on how real-life adventures helps one's child pump up her thinking power. Young children need a wide variety of concrete experiences in the real world so they can interact with their environment in meaningful ways. This background information helps them to "abstract" concepts and represent objects in new ways, such as arranging the farm buildings on the floor or drawing them on a paper map. Four-year-olds learn to make mental pictures to which they can refer. When a child begins to think in an abstract way, she learns to sort things out.
ACCESSION #
15894112

 

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