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Mental Characteristics

These kids are curious and eager to learn. However they are literal-minded. They enjoy stories. Their attention span is sustained when they are actively involved. Listening experiences need to include related pictures and objects.

Four-year-olds

These have discovered they can put thoughts and ideas into words; and people will listen. Often they need assistance in distinguishing between reality and imagination. They have a limited comprehension of time and space.

For how long can a 4 or a 5-year old listen to you teaching a story? How can you prolong his attention span?