Child and young person development
1.1 There is a huge pattern in development from birth to 19years in all children and young people and all these developments if done correctly or not will affect in their later lives.
Physical development is very important and change gradually through the years from birth to 19years this has a lot to do with how the skills can develop in motor skills, fine skills and also a big part in their co-ordination. Communication development and intellectual is very essensual as this show how well the child or young people develop through mouth and communicating through different stages in life as this is very key. These are good ways of show how the child or young person is developing as they would be able to solve problems and make decisions easily. Social development is also very key as this can help them in life with developing social skills a good way of recognising this is if they develop good friendships and relationships. Also co-operating with each other and working together for example play is used often in young children at school as this helps them develop by using the imagination, provides freedom and increases the knowledge and understanding which are all key areas in social development.
1.2 S.P.I.C.E is involved a lot in child development social, physical, intellectual, communication and emotional .if a child or young person struggle with one of these areas such as social, physical, communication development then the child can be affected the ways of a child being affected by this are signs of low self-esteem lack of developing emotional skills, intelligence skills will be affected. For example the less social skills a child has it would later develop difficulties when they are older. They would act nervous around other people, the wont be able to work in big groups which could affect in a working environment, the early stages of development is very important. As a few examples
Year 4 trip outdoor centre (water rafting) (bridge building etc) This will be good as they are bonding and working together which is good for social skills without this they would all struggle in completing the task. If they need to use directions to go to the next task then their intellectual skills will come in by showing where to go or solving problems. Intellectual is very important because without it they would have no sense of direction. If one on the task is to build a bridge using certain amounts of equipment and everyone needs to need over this would use physical skills. Without this children wouldn’t have the coordination or strength to get the plank to the other side. If instructions are given the would need to read them out clearly and communicate promptly so the other children can understand the tasks, if they struggle with this and have no confidence they would be stuck and in cases the task will be misunderstood. The children with also need to trust the leader or others in the group and this were emotional development comes along if they cant trust other then they have know self-esteem which makes it difficult for the child and will be a problem in later life .
Cooking (5-6 year olds)
The child could decide in group what they are going to have on their cakes decoration. with is they are making discussion together and thinking about what others would like which means they are working together using there social skills . If things need stirring up together then they need to know what kind of texture they are looking for and what it should look it, so physical skills coming into it with using the hands and eyes and could be tasting There will be certain amount of flour they need etc so it needs to be measure probably so the children intellectual skills come in to the fun. And means they are learning and knowing the importance as the recipe could go wrong otherwise. They need to keep a good communication between each other example when they put it in the...
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