Videatives Views Blog

May

8

What you see in the video must look familiar, an infant slapping a mirror that reflects her image. Beatrix, age 9 months, slaps the polished panel repeatedly with both hands flat to the surface. How else is an infant to engage her own image? Just looking would not be enough.

Apr

10

Beckett has been at school for 2.5 months. Ashley has been his teacher for 2 weeks. Ashley engages Beckett in a game of building blocks and letting Beckett make them fall over. Ashley participates in the game by making sounds of surprise and laughter at each falling over.

Mar

12

The children (2 to 2.5 years old) are impressed with how well they can move and reform a large mat that folds into four sections. There is a bit of pretend danger of being trapped, and there is the remaking of a tent like structure into a stage, upon which the children begin to dance.

Feb

19

Three girls, ages four and five years old, are washing the body of a large model of a racecar. The wheels have not yet been placed under the body. The pretense comes more from the fact that the car is not really dirty.

Jan

8

Four children, ages one to one-and-a-half years old, explore a large box that was brought into the community space as part of a school wide investigation.

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