Presentation on theme: "Toddler Development Test. Motor Skills Develop from simple to complex. Develops from head to toe. The coordinated movements of body parts. When a child."— Presentation transcript:
Motor Skills Develop from simple to complex. Develops from head to toe. The coordinated movements of body parts. When a child masters a developmental task, she may move on to the next level.
Fine Motor Skills Exact, acute movements Development of the fine muscles. Putting together a puzzle is an example.
Large Motor skills Movements of the large muscle group. Examples: running, kicking the ball, etc.
Solitary Play Ignore other children who are nearby.
Parallel Play Children play near, but not actually with another child. This is the most common form of play for a toddler.
Cooperative Play Around the age of three, children begin actually playing with one another.
Dramatic Play It provides an outlet for thoughts and feelings. It helps children to solve personal problems. It helps children expand their imagination.
Egocentric Children think that people see the world the same way the child does. They think that the whole world revolves around them.
Emotional Development Self confidence is built through a loving relationship. To enhance emotional development, provide an environment that fosters independence and trust.
Intellectual Development An example is acquiring language abilities, and being able to follow instructions. Read to a child on a regular basis to introduce reading to a child.
Moral Development The process of basing behavior on what you believe is right or wrong. The best way to build a conscience is to be a good example.
Social Development Learning to get along with others. Play helps a child learn to share and cooperate.
Piaget Believes that development takes place in an orderly fashion. Babies are in the sensorimotor period, and learn through their senses. Babies under four months do not understand object permanence. In a conservation experiment, children think that a nickel is more than a dime.
Language Development Be a good language model. Kids ask lots of questions because they are curious. Children understand many words even though they can’t say them.
Toilet Training Children might be frightened by the flushing of a toilet. Potty Training should begin when a child is about 2 years old. If a child resists toilet training, drop the subject for a while.
Physical Growth Is fastest in infants. The average child learns to walk between 9-15 months. Proceeds from head to toe.
Eating Habits Established early in life, and may affect adult weight. Severe malnutrition may cause brain damage.