In minute 12:20 of the video (whose photogram serves as the image of this page), they start discussing the symbolic thoughts. Focus on the study of the two first phases of Piaget´s cognitive development.
After watching the video, please write your answers to the following questions.
How does a child show they are able to have symbolic thought?
Share three different ways in which children ages 3-6 use symbolic thought.
What can a parent or caregiver do to promote symbolic thought in their child?