Child Development. Ages1-3

  • physical1-3

    12-18 months.
    -Turns several pages of a book at a time
    -Picks up small objects with thumb and forefinger
    -Moves objects from hand to hand
    -May walk alone or while holding a caregiver's hand.
    -sits down without help.
    -slides down stairs backwards, one step at a time.
  • self-feeding.

    -finger foods such as bananas.
    -start drinking from cups with lids, spouts, and handles.
  • social

    1 year.
    -plays alone but often near othe
    -dislikes sharing toys
    -desires approval
    -fears some strangers
  • intellectual

    1 year
    -begins to put two words together
    -names common objects and people
    -understands "no" but ignores
    -finds hidden objects
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  • physical1-3

    -stacks from two to four blocks.
    -Grasps crayons with a fist and scribbles
    -walks well
    -jumps in place
    -climbs up or down one stair
    -pull toys with wheels
  • emotional development

    self centered.
    -have temper tantrums
    -get frustrated when unable to do things.
    -use the word "no" alot
  • social patterns

    18 months
    -parallel play
    -treat other people more as objects
    -play by themselves
  • physical1-3

    -stacks six blocks.
    -turns one page of a book at a time
    -picks up objects from the floor without loosing balance.
    -walks with more coordination and confidence.
    -jumps off the bottom step.
    -pushes self on wheeled toys
  • self-feeding

    -learn how to eat with a fork.
    -feeds themselves.
    -eats with the rest of the family.
  • emotional development

    -is affectionate
    -often in caregivers way
    -expresses love
    -easier to reason with at two.
    -less self-centered.
  • social patterns

    2 years
    -can read caregivers mood
    -good at understanding & interacting
    -find it fun to play with others
  • piaget's four period's of learning

    birth -2 years
    -children learn through their senses and own actions
  • social

    2 years
    -engages in parallel play
    -plays simple games with others
    -bosses other chidren
    -says please if prompted
  • intellectual

    2 years
    -uses two-to three-word sentences
    -knows about 500 words
    -follows simple directions
    -identifies colors
  • physical1-3

    2 1/2years.
    -stacks eight blocks.
    -screws lids on and off containers
    -draws circles and horizontal and vertical lines
    -alternates feet going up stairs but not going down.
    -runs but may not be able to stop smoothly.
    -throws a ball overhead but inaccurately.
  • emotional development

    2 1/2years.
    -may feel overwhelmed
    -distracted easily.
  • social patterns

    2 1/2 years
    -has social relationships
    -refuses to do anything at all for one person
    -begins to learn about the rights of others
  • physical1-3

    -stacks nine or ten blocks.
    -cuts with scissors.
    -draws recognizable pictures.
    -jumps up and down in place with both feet
    -catches a ball with arms straight.
    -rides a triycle.
  • self-feeding

    -skillful with using spoon and fork.
    -Have full set oof primary teeth, used for chewing without problems.
    -meats and other tough foods should be cut into small pieces.
  • emotional development

    -more cooperative
    -learning to be considerate
    -talks better
    -modify behavior for praise
  • emotional

    3 years
    -more cooperative
    -learning to be considerate
    -talks better
    -modify behavior for praise
  • social patterns

    3 years
    -begin cooperative play
    -seek friends on their own
    -work in small groups
  • intellectual

    3 years
    -uses longer sentences
    -knows about 900 words
    -follows two-part directions
    -sorts by color and shape