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Objects Of Reference

An object of reference is an object which has a particular meaning associated with it. For example, a fork may be the object of reference for dinner. A bath toy used as an object of reference for bath time. 

The object is closely associated with and comes to represent another object, activity, person or event. These objects need to be used consistently to give your child information about what is going to happen and can be used to support the development of a child’s understanding.

 

Download the information sheets below to find out more about using objects of reference.


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For Parents - Using Objects Of Reference

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For Settings - Using Objects Of Reference

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