2 Growth and Development Height and ___________________________________and PostureTeeth_________________ Skills
3 Height and Weight Only slightly ________________ from ages 1 – 3 Average yearly ___________________ in height is ___ – 3”Average yearly weight gain is __ – 5 lbs.Boys are slightly _______________ and _______________ than girls.
4 Proportion and Posture Between 4 – 6, body becomes __________and________________Protruding abdomen becomes __________________Shoulders widen and more _________Chest_______________ and flattensNeck becomes ______________________________ lengthen rapidly, growing straighter and firmerBalance and__________________________ improveHold their arms _______________body when walk/run
5 Teeth Begin losing their _________________ teeth Set of _________ first teethFirst ________________ appear (first ___________________ teeth)_________ upperTwo __________________Act as a__________ to keep other teeth in positionPrimary teeth generally lost in ______________ they came in.
6 Thumb-Sucking As a form of ______________ To handle ________________ It is best __________________Forcing to _______________ may cause more problemsUsually children ____________ on their ownIf excessive, consult ___________________May cause positioning problems w/permanent teeth and could alter ____________ of the jaw.
7 Motor Skills ___________motor skills improve significantly Very _____________________Improved _________________ (use of hands and fingers)Need opportunities for ____________developmentChildren with well-developed small motor skills find learning to _____ and write easier.
8 How Motor Skills Develop Small Motor Skills4 year old________, cuts, dresses5 year oldTies, _______, buttons,etc.6 year oldWrites, pastes, _______Large Motor Skills4 year oldGallops, jumps, _______5 year oldBalances, __________6 year old_____________, bicycle
9 Hand Preference By __ most children use______over the other Some _________________, or able to use bothUnknown how preference develops, some believe ______________Some believe ________________encouragementBest ________ to attempt to change preference