Child Care Level3

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QUESTION 1
a) Explain the sequence and rate of each aspect of development from birth – 19 years

0-6 MONTHS:

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT - the infant learns how to hold a teddy bear or spoon to feed themselves.

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT - they start to make noises of happiness like squealing with delight and happy cries.

SOCIAL AMD EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT - they start sharing feelings with their parent while still developing these with unfamiliar people.

INTERLLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT - they respond to noises like familiar voices,music,and lights for example when the lights bounce off the television onto the ceiling,they follow these with their heads and eyes . they also try to copy facial movements like when an adult talks to them this is another way of communication.

6-12 MONTHS:

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT - at this stage you can expect the child to try new things like sitting up and supporting themselves, trying to move about from one object to another by crawling or bum shuffling, they also communicate with you by letting you know when they want picking up they will put both hands in the air and clench and unclench their fists.

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT - they start to enjoy been introduced to games such as peek-a-boo as an interaction,sometimes at this age they have feelings towards objects and how they make them feel like a toy or a blanket as a comforter these objects can make an infant feel happy at home or feel better and safe in unfamiliar surroundings.

INTERLLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT - the child starts to begin to realize that other children and adults are all separate people.

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT - the child starts to develop more sounds going from cooing to babbling as a way of communication also trying to copy others in their words they are saying words like mamma and dadda, as well as developing a giggle and laugh.

1-2 YEARS:

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT - infants really start to become a proper little person as they try to walk, wave goodbye,shake their head to mean no,the amount of physical development they learn and use is a long learning process for them as they try to gain some sort of independence by trying to feed themselves, get up the stairs, hold a crayon and draw lines also picking objects up that they have dropped.

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT - the infant starts learning to play with other children , they can sometimes co-operate but can also be very easily distracted by other things going on and also from unwanted behavior as well as trying to please adults and performing to an audience as part of been sociable while showing and learning their emotions.

INTERLLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT - the child starts to imitate and copy others while trying out different ways of behaving in play or example been happy or sad.

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT - the child starts to get an understanding of key words which are used in everyday sentences. they also start trying to put single words together to make a phrase. there level of language is starting to pick up very well as they start to use between 30-150 words which leads to them trying to understand the usefulness of conversation with each other and their piers by the age of two.

2-3 YEARS:

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT - at this age they learn to kneel down to play and build towers using bricks this also helps with their hand eye co-ordination of kicking and throwing a ball around.

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT - the child between the age of two and three start to act out impulsively meaning needs must be met straightaway and tantrums often occur . children of this age tend to enjoy playing with older children as they get the attention that they crave.

INTERLLTUAL DEVELOPMENT - at the age of around two and three they start to become more confident in the things they do but still find themselves needing reassurance from adults.

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT - children start to get very curious and ask questions such as why? and what? while...
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