Infant Observation Report

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Infant Observation Report Infant Name Lukas Age 11month Gender male Full Term Baby Observation Place My own family daycare I observed infant Lukas at my own family daycare on Jan 23, 2013 from 9:30am-11:00am. Lukas was the youngest among the group of 12 kids. He started at our daycare around 4 weeks ago. Our daycare has a large playroom with attached changing area, a children dining room and an outdoor area. For infants around t 11 months old, they should be cruising around while holding onto the furniture. They should be feeding himself by now or put things into his own mouth. Infants at this age realize that they’re unique people. They have a strong sense of their likes and dislikes, and they’ve learned to use their emotions to get what they want. Communication begins to take on a more mature rhythm at 11 months. Babies at this age can engage in a regular back-and-forth conversation. The elder children in our daycare started their morning circle time around 9:30am while Lukas just finished his first formula bottle and he was crawling around the room and exploring new toys. Lukas was very happy and active in the playroom. He can sit up without support and pull himself up around the train table. He walked two or three steps holding onto the table. He reached out and grasped the Thomas train and tried to put it to his own mouth. That was a well coordinating reaching and grasping. Lukas occasionally crawled close to the circle group and watched other children. He clapped his hands when he heard someone singing the song of Wheel on the Bus. I saw he was laughing and responsive babbling to a teacher in the room with very attentive eye contact. Lukas is normal or maybe a little advanced in his motor skills development as well as his involving language and social skills. When it came to free play time,
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