Explain The Expected Pattern Of Children's Development From Birth To 19 Years

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The Unit 1 Assessment (40670/01) Task 1 Describe the expected pattern of children and young people's development from birth to 19 years,to include;
a) Physical development
b)Communication and intellectual development
c)Social,emotional and behavioural development

Working with Children does not only mean to keep children happy and safe.The professional adult working with children must have a complete knowledge and understanding of how they develop and learn.

Expected pattern of a child's development at the age of 0-3 months is as follows: Physical development

Sleeps more and grows fast. Enjoys playing with hands and fingers. More active when awake and not tired. Hand and eye coordination starts to develop.
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Become restless and distressed when left over with unfamiliar adults. Eagerness for independence (trying to feed themselves). Interest in other children .

Expected Pattern of Children's Development at the age of 18 months -2 years

Physical Development

1)Able to use potty but accidents more often. 2)Bending down to pick things up. 3)Able to show their own individuality. They know what they want to do. 4)Running,jumping,climbing. 5)Playing with building bricks and make towers. 6)Plays alongside other children. 7)Can use materials and fine motor skills improve by scribbling on a chalkboard or a paper. 8)Can feed themselves.

Communication and Intellectual Development

1)Can understand and repeat words said by an adult.
2)Enjoys picture books,stories and nursery rhymes.
3)Start enjoying pretend play such as home corners.
4)Pointing to pictures of familiar objects and can name them.
5)Can take emplty cup and pretend to drink from it or give it to a

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