Intellectual Development 0-3 Years

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9 | Physical | Intellectual | Emotional | Social | | Infancy 0-3 years | | | | | Infants (birth to age 1) and toddlers (ages 1-2) grow quickly: bodily changes are rapid and profound, physical development refers to biological changes that children undergo as they age. Important aspects that determine the progress of physical development in infancy and toddlerhood include physical and brain changes, development of reflexes, motor skills, sensations, receptions and learning skills. Babies learn how to control their muscles and movements. Motor control develops from their head, moves down through the arms and the trunk and then to the legs and feet. Babies’ movements are reflective in nature, turning their heads to the side when you…show more content…
Children who are read to aloud and are encouraged to read tend to develop more quickly intellectually.Your child will become more sophisticated in understanding the concept of time. They enjoy hearing about times past.By age 6, most children can count to 100. By age 9, they are beginning to learn how to multiply.Engaging the bodies as well as the minds of children this age will help them learn | While babies seem to be born with some of their emotional equalities in place, much of how they develop initially can be credited to the lessons that they are taught by their primary caregivers. Warm, attentive care, especially during the first year of life helps you to gain a sense that the world is a safe and welcoming place. Babies show increased anxiety and restlessness when they are with unfamiliar people. The first and most important relationships serve as a child’s earliest lessons in forming close, emotional bonds. A primary caregiver can be another, a father, or any person close to the child to who they form a strong bond with. They can show emotions by crying for help, responds to parent’s smiles and voices, and gurgles in response to sounds around her, or smiling back when you smile at him/her. | Closely related to infants' emotional development is their social development; it's through relationships with caregivers and other people that children learn how to apply and use their emotions, expressions, and emotional understanding. Infants begin to develop trust when parents begin to fulfill their needs. Such as changing an infant's nappy when needed, feeding on request and holding them when they cry. Infants cry to express anger, pain and hunger. It is their way of communicating with the world around them. The process of social emotional development is a child’s development of trust in their approach to and security in their place in the world. When your baby is secure in her relationship with you she knows that no
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