Essay Unit 1 Child and Young Person Development

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1.1 Describe the expected pattern of children and young people’s development from birth to 19 years, to include: physical development, communication and intellectual development, social, emotional and behavioural development. The expected pattern of children and young people’s development from birth to 19 years has many areas of development, starting from birth. 1.2 Describe, with examples, how different aspects of development can affect one another. 0-3 years Social, emotional and behavioural development New born babies often cry when they are hungry, tired, hurt, in need of nappy changing or just for some attention. This is because new born babies have no way of communicating as they do not know how to speak, see properly and…show more content…
They completely understand the differences in gender at this age, they can also be very demanding as they are very innocent and do not realize certain things, they can also tell the difference from reality and fantasy. Physical development Children between the ages of 3-5 start to gain at least 4-5 pounds (in weight) and grow about 2-3 inches taller per year. Younger children are still developing their motor skills, for example using their arms and legs to play and by doing arts and crafts, puzzles and painting. By the age of 5 children are usually able to hop on one foot and are learning how to skip. Playing becomes very imaginative for them as they bring in fantasy and book characters into their games. At the age of 5 the child should know a difference in healthy and unhealthy foods, they are also able to use their manors even though sometimes they may not use them with people they don’t know or recognise. Communication and intellectual At the age of 3 they can, make toys work which stops them from becoming agitated, match objects to pictures in books they learn to recognise, sort objects by shape size or colour. By the age of 4 they can correctly name most colours, which is good for their knowledge and understanding, they try to solve problems which is very good for their mathematical understanding, they gain a clearer sense of time and they understand similarities and differences around them. By the age of 5 they can
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