Name: Nichole Lopez
Observation Cover Sheet
Name of Child: Maya Rivas
Age of Child: 2 years, 3 months old Grade or Year in School: N/A
Siblings and Age: Jessica Rivas, 9 years old
Mother: Teresa Rivas
Age: 29 years old Occupation: Homemaker
Father: Carlos Rivas
Age: 32 years old Occupation: Assistant Manager of a grocery store
Socioeconomic Status: Low Socioeconomic Status
Physical Description of Child: Maya is a Hispanic female, with mid-length brown curly hair, and brown eyes, about 25 pounds, and approximately 2 feet 8 inches tall. She was wearing purple slip-on shoes, with white socks, blue denim jeans, with a purple and white striped t-shirt.
Setting for the Observation: In the child’s home
Other Relevant Information: Maya’s sister Jessica was away at a sleep-over, which provided no sibling to relate to.
November 04, 2010
Child Development 1
Tuesday 6:50-10:00 p.m.
Social-Emotional Observation Assignment
5:00 p.m. ~ Maya seemed very happy and was smiling at the new person in the house. I was observing her from a distance while her mother was talking to her. Maya was telling her mother about everything around them and pointed her little finger at all objects, "there is sun outside, and there is a toy by the window and there is a pen in the cuppy" she was saying without making a break in the sentence, "Interesting?", her mother answered, "what else do you see?". Maya kept showing her items in the room, she got really excited when asked to tell about her about her toys, their names and what they were for.
5:07 p.m. ~ "This is a dog and it has ears and it says ‘woof’" she said about a toy that looked like dog, "her name is Brownie", her mother looked like she was very interested in everything that she was shown and Maya kept busy by taking out all of her...