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A kindergarten teacher is observing a student in the Brio train center.

A kindergarten teacher is observing a student in the Brio train center. The student is overheard saying, "The red car is in front of the blue car and they are both being pushed by the green car over the mountain." What can this teacher determine about this student's knowledge from this brief observation?

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Too many times I think as adults we don't consider a child of the age of 5 or 6 to be very intelligent when actually they are sponges of their world around them. Children will be at various levels of maturity across all skills and should demonstrate continuous improvement in movement under very simple conditions. While developing fundamental skill patterns, the students will begin to learn key movement concepts that help them perform in a variety of educational games, educational dances, and educational gymnastics.

Concept of relationships SOL K.2
? Over/under
? On/off
? Near/far
? In front/behind
? Along/through
? Surround
? Around

Movement with non-locomotor skills SOL K.2
? Bending? Twisting? Rolling
? Pushing? Swinging
? Pulling? Swaying
? Stretching? Rocking
? Turning? Balancing

"The red car is in front of the blue car and they are both being pushed by the green car over the mountain."

So in saying all of this let's dissect the sentence the child says and determine what we can about what this child obviously knows.

 First off, he/she knows his/her colors, red, ...

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