Development | 0-3 years | 3-7 years | 7-12 years | 12-16 years | Physical | Beginning to move , sit up, crawl, grasp objects and walking, exploring new things and climbing. | Riding a bike, swimming, running faster, able to eat with a knife and fork. | Able to aim and throw balls on targets, cutting straight with scissors are now easy. | Growth and changes to their bodies, starting of puberty. | Intellectual | Turning pages in books and pointing to object/recognising things. | Asking questions and enjoying talking, drawing things they recognise and have meaning to the child. | Detailed drawings, reading book silently and able to problem solve. | Have develop skills on an equal with adults for example, computer, writing, reading. | Social | Begin to play along side or with children they like. | They begin to find out about friendships, and have their first arguments with friends. | Friends become increasingly important, they word best friends is used frequently. | Form friendship groups, and discover their own identity through music, culture and clothing. | Emotional | Have different cries for different things such as being bored, hungry or tired. Smile laugh and sequel with enjoyment | Less anxious when mum and dad leave them with strangers. | Children's confidence and enthusiasm can be affected at this age as they notice other children's skills which they might not be good at. | Begin to have mood swings, Physical changes can cause embarrassment. | Communications | Lifting arms to show they want picking up, smiles when they like something, making noises and first words. | Able to say sentences have enjoyment of jokes. | They have a wide vocabulary sometimes have verbal arguments with others. | Start to push boundaries with parents and carers. |
Task A ii)There are many ways a child practitioner can...
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