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Mark making in the early years

Children make marks for many reasons. Through their marks they are communicating their ideas, expressing their feelings, developing their imagination and creativity. All children need to develop their pre-writing skills also called writing readiness before they can literally write and draw. We provide a variety of opportunities to develop these skills. 

We can represent our ideas through writing.

We are learning to write.

Y is representing his idea of the fire truck that he has created using the mobilo.

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M is representing his idea of a fire truck that he had created earlier.

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Examples of children's mark making during freeflow

We love the story of the Owl Babies.