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What are Gross Motor Skills?
Gross motor skills allow children to control the large muscles in their torso, arms, legs, hands and feet.
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What are Fine Motor Skills?
Fine motor skills are important for controlling and coordinating the movement of the small muscles in the fingers and hands.
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3 Uses for Gross Motor Skills
Walking, running and balancing.
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3 Skills for Fine Motor Skills
Gripping, manipulation and hand-eye coordination.
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3 Activities that promote Gross Motor Skills
Skipping, playing catch and hopscotch.
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3 Activities that promote Fine Motor Skills
Holding a rattle, building with blocks and completing puzzles.
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3 Primary Sexual Characteristics in Adolescence for Girls
Menstruation begins, ovulation occurs and the vagina grows.
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3 Secondary Sexual Characteristics in Adolescence for Girls
Hips widen, breasts enlarge and growth spurt.
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3 Primary Sexual Characteristics in Adolescence for Boys
Penis enlarges, prostate gland produces secretions and testes enlarge and produce sperm.
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3 Secondary Sexual Characteristics in Adolescence for Boys
Growth of facial hair, increased muscle and growth spurt.
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3 Features of Maturation in Early Adulthood
Full height is reached, reaction time is quickest and motor coordination is at it's peak.
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3 Signs of Perimenopause
Hot flashes, vaginal dryness and loss of libido.
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3 Signs of Ageing
Greying hair, loss of muscle tone and loss of height.
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The Role of Oestrogen
This hormone plays the most important role in female sexuality and regulates ovulation.
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The Role of Progesterone
This hormone is necessary for the implantation of fertilised eggs in the uterus, the maintenance of pregnancy and sexual health.
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3 Effects of Ageing
Decline in strength, reduction in vision and loss of stamina.
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Intellectual Milestones from Birth
Can use all their senses to help understand the world around them.
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Intellectual Milestones from 3 Years
Can ask questions, count, recognise colours and sort objects.
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Intellectual Milestones from 5 Years
Starting to read and write and draw in detail, can talk about the past and future.
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Intellectual Milestones from 8 Years
Can think more deeply, reason, talk about abstract ideas and plan.
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What is Stages of cognitive development by Piaget?
Piaget believed that children pass through distinct developmental stages in sequence. He thought that children should be allowed to discover things for themselves through spontaneous play.
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Name the 4 Stages of Cognitive Development by Piaget
1) Sensorimotor - Birth to 2 years, 2) Pre-operational - 2 to 7 years, 3) Concrete Operations - 7 to 11 years, 4) Formal Operations - 11 to 18 years.
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What are Fine Motor Skills?

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3 Skills for Fine Motor Skills

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3 Activities that promote Gross Motor Skills

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