Child Development 109
10 04, 2013
Child Observation and Evaluation Supporting Young Children’s Language Development
The date: Oct. 04, 2013 around 12:00pm to 5:00pm the time was at the Caregiver’s house and outside in the park. They have some toys in the dinning room. The main area for the toddler to play is in the dinning room. The kitchen, living room, and bedroom are an open area. The toddler basically runs around the hold house and play until there’s something to do. The toddler has a lot of toys to play with, he has trucks, cars, little bitty puzzle with five to ten pieces, and he has a couple of balls and balloons to play with. The floor is carpeted, so the toddler really don’t play ball as much in the house. The parents keep the house clean enough. There are four children that lives in the house and the two oldest ones were in school. So it was just the caregiver, the toddler, the infant, and me, in the house. The father went to work earlier. My toddler observation is about the toddler and what he does in a day’s time with the caregiver. The toddler is my daughter in-law son. His father is an African American and his mother is the same. It’s very nice to know that the family is getting along just fine. The father was born in Illinois and raised on the north side. The toddler’s mother was also born in Illinois and raised on the west side of Chicago. The toddler is about 2 and ½ years old, he has black hair like his parents, nails are normal dark brown eyes, a mouth full of teeth, and his head is normal size. I was there when he was born he weighed 28lbs. and was 27 inches long. His eyes were shut at the time and his nose was round. Basically everything is still the same except his hair grew a little longer, his fingers are thicker, and it’s much easier to see his neck now compared to the time when he was born. After sitting there for a while...
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