Sense love from the way they are treated
Need to be held securely but not tightly
Learn through hearing
Need lots of time and space for exploring
Need to be treated as individuals
Respond to loving care at church
Are learning to trust
Is constantly active, moving from one interest to another
Learns to reason and think through physical manipulation
Imitates the activities of the adults around him
Explores with his five senses – seeing, hearing, touching, tasting, and smelling
Uses the word no frequently
Wants everything now. His understanding is limited, and he cannot wait.
In interested in himself. He has little interest in cooperative play
Is developing attitudes about church.
Show interest in simple Bible truths, songs, stories, and pictures
Learns best when all five senses are used
Likes to feel, pound, pat and manipulate objects
Has a short attention span.
Listens to a short story, conversation, or song
Learns by doing and hearing something over and over
Enjoys holding the Bible and turning pages
Is beginning to realize that Jesus is a special person
Has a vivid imagination
Asks many questions. The first word in each sentence seems to be why, how, or what.
Has to be told the same thing over and over.
Learns through senses.
Is active and seldom still
Can identify some Bible stories and people
Understands that God mad people, animals, and other things in the world
Is a bundle of energy who needs freedom to move
Tests her world through explosive behavior
Needs freedom to experiment yet consistent guidance
Finds security in the very limits he defies
Is interested in many areas. Her actions, thoughts, and needs are unpredictable because
her interests change often
Is curious; questions begin with how or what
Has a strong desire well verbally