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Doing the same things others do (imitation)
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Children who can see learn a lot by watching others and trying to do (imitate) what they do. Children who cannot see well, however, must learn to pay attention to sounds and other clues to know what people are doing.
To encourage your child to imitate others
Imitate him. When your child makes a noise, make the same noise back.
Do something that makes a sound
and encourage him to repeat what
Oh, listen! The boxes fell down.
Can you push the boxes down, Noah?