Childcare Level 3

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UNIT 004

CHILD AND YOUNG PERSON DEVELOPMENT

KNOW THE MAIN STAGES OF CHILD AND YOUNG PERSON DEVELOPMENT

Assessment criteria:

1: DESCRIBE THE EXPECTED PATTERN OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S DEVELOPMENT FROM BIRTH TO 19 YEARS

PYHSICAL DEVELOPMENT

|EXPECTED PATTERNS OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT AGE |HOW CAN THIS AFFECT DIFFERENT DEVELOPMENT AREAS | |0-3MONTHS |Intellectual development | |Reflexes: Babies will be swallowing and sucking |The babies learn how to swallow milk and use their brain to feed | |3-6 MONTHS |Intellectual development | |Babies will have interest in playing with their fingers |Babies are learning to use their brain to move their fingers | |6-9MONTHS |Intellectual development | |Babies will be able to sit up with support |Babies begin to use their brain to learn how to sit up with help | |1-2 YEARS |Intellectual development | |Children will be able to feed them self with a spoon |Children learn to use their fine motor skills to learn new ways of | | |feeding | |2-4 YEARS |Intellectual development. | |Children will be able to pedal a tricycle or push it along with |Children will be learning how to use their gross motor skills to | |their feet. |learn how to pedal a tricycle. | | | | | | | |4-6 YEARS |Intellectual development. | |Children riding on tricycles, climbing and enjoying simple ball |Children are learning to develop more of their gross motor skills by| |games. |climbing and playing ball games. | |6-9 YEARS |Intellectual development. | |Children are Skilful, precise and have confident hand movements. |Children are becoming more independent and more confident about | | |themselves. | |9-12 YEARS |Intellectual development. | |Children will be skilled at drawing, colouring and manipulating |Children are now using their brain to draw, colour and manipulate | |small objects. |small objects. | |12-16 YEARS |Emotional and behavioural development. | |Changes in body shape as a result of puberty. |At this stage girls will feel more emotional and boys feel that | |...
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