Physical Development

Development
The ability to use more complex skills
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Growth
A change in size
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Percentile Charts
Charts used to compare the growth of individual children with expected average growth
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Gross Motor Skills
The use and control of the whole body and larger muscles
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Milestone
A point or stage where an average child should have mastered a skill
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Fine Motor Skills
The use and control of hands and fingers
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Hand-eye Co-ordination
The ability to use hand and eye together to make precise movement
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Sensory
To to with sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell.
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Cognitive
To do with thinking and understanding
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Nature
The talent and abilities we might inherit
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Nurture
Outside factors which can influence development
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Bonding
The close feeling which develops between baby and an adult
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Solitary Play
Playing alone
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Parallel Play
Playing alongside other children but not with them
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Looking-on Play
Watching other children play and copying them
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Co-operative Play
Playing together and sharing/taking turns
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Emotional Development
Learning to handle and control feelings
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Social Development
Learning to live with other
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Creative Play
Where children make something original from their own ideas
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Imaginative Play
Where children act out ideas from their imagination
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Manipulative Play
Where children are involved in using their hands, fingers and hand-eye
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Physical Play
Where children use their whole body, large muscles
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Card 2

Front

A change in size

Back

Growth

Card 3

Front

Charts used to compare the growth of individual children with expected average growth

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

The use and control of the whole body and larger muscles

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

A point or stage where an average child should have mastered a skill

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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