Early Childhood: Obervations in a Daycare Fascility

2287 WordsJan 30, 20189 Pages
During the first part of the semester in Human Development Family Studies 102 we have been discussing vital information about all stages of life from womb to tomb and all parts of life in between. One of the most important stages in one’s life is early childhood when he or she is developing into the person that they will be when they enter the tomb so to speak. For this particular study I was sent to go observe the Palmer day care center located on Iowa State’s University to be able to see first hand the stages in life that different age groups are in, weather it’s the child’s physical, emotional, cognitive, language, or social developments that are lacking for the child’s age of above par for the child’s age. In the paper to come I will be describing my observations for two different age groups. The two groups that I observed were the infant program and the three to five-year-old room. The stages of life those two simple years can do for a young child is quite remarkable. From going to barely walking and or talking to running around and screaming asking questions and playing with the teacher. 2. The first group that I observed was the infant room where the children that were in this room were just starting to gain their physical development. For starters one may ask what physical development is. According to McGraw-Hill “all senses and body systems operate at birth to a varying degrees. The brain grows in complexity and is highly sensitive to environmental influence,

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