1.2 DESCRIBE WITH EXAMPLES ASPECTS OF DEVELOPMENT Development is a holistic process and each child is unique and will develop in his own way and at different rates.
The period 0 to 3 years is a fast physical development. A baby does not have too much control over their bodies. They sucking and grasping their food for surviving with help. After 12 months most babies they start moving around, crawling, rolling or grabbing things themselves without help.
After 2 years they start to walk; they can use their hands for pointing, holding small objects and starting to dress and feed themselves. Also they can play with balls and enjoy climbing. After 3 years, children start to have more control to use pencils and crayons, books; they can use cups and feed themselves and will have more confidence when they running and they will start to use tricycles.
Communication and intellectual development from earliest stages it’s depending to their experiences, the opportunities that they are given and children’s abilities innate. From 0 to 3 years adults usually start to communicate with babies even though they don t understand yet. Babies must be stimulated and have an interest shown in them. They will be listening to language from us and will enjoy songs and games. After 12 months they can use some words not very clear, they start talking after 2 years properly and can have approximately 200 words. Between 2 and 3 years they can use plurals and negatives in their speech.
Social, emotional and behavioural development for this stage is related to parents and carers. Babies and small kids are very attached from their parents; they my start to have tantrums through frustration and need to start doing things for themselves.
Children between 3 to 7 years will be to carry out more coordinated movements and more confidence as a result. They will start school activities such as writing,