Explain the Difference Between Sequence of Development and Rate of Development and Why the Difference Is Important.

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CYP3.1 Outcome 1.2
Explain the difference between sequence of development and rate of development and why the difference is important.

It is important to know the difference between the sequence and the rate of development as it helps to identify the Childs needs during the stages of their school years. It is crucial to plan effectively ensuring the child receives the support they need in the areas they find most difficult in, for example physical development shows a pacific pattern; a baby will learn to hold their head up before learning to sit unaided or a child will learn to walk before they can run. Another example is a child of 4 should be capable of writing their own names and drawing basics pictures such as shapes before
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babies at times stares at the mother and the mother is very aware of her baby. | | One month | * Babies won’t stop crying as they are picked up, but start crying when they are put down | | Three months | * Enjoyment of bath time * Smile back when they see a smile | | Six months | * Smiles of delight when they are playing with their primary carers * Arms lifting up to show a parent they want to be picked up | | Nine months | * Trying to stay nearby their carer or parent * play peek-a-boo, copy hand clapping and pat a mirror image * put hands around a cup or bottle when feeding * understands “NO” | | One year | * Repetitive play as the baby enjoys doing something over and over again * Crying if they cannot see their parent or carer * Maybe shy around strangers | | 18months | * Signs of temper and frustration | | Two years | * Anger and frustration if they cannot do what they want * Delight and happiness when they are enjoying something keen to show things to adult | | Two years and six months | * Playing alongside other children and copying their actions * Temper tantrums if they are frustrated | | Three years | * Interest in other children and co-operative play * Enjoys dressing up and playing with small world toys * Keen to help and copy adults | | Four years | * Children who are settled into the routine of the setting and are
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