Module 3 Child Developement

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Module 3 Child Development (part 1F) The Learning outcomes for this module are designed to support the learner to: * Show a knowledge of child development * Show an understanding of major child development theories * Discuss different approaches to working with children * Have a working knowledge of The Early Years Foundation Stage 3 A (i) PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT Table 1 Please complete the following table showing your understanding of the different stages of children’s Physical development. Age Range | Explain the sequence and rate of development | 0-3 months | At birth, a baby's reflexes will allow them to turn their head to suckle when you touch their cheek , they can bend and extend their fingers, arms and legs.By 1 month, their eyes can follow a moving light (however they may be able to do this for only a few seconds at a time ).Between 4 to 8 weeks, they will lift their head when put on their tummy.By about 6 weeks, their eyes can move together most of the time , and by 2 months, they will be able to kick their legs .By approximately 2-3 months of age , they should also be able to watch and follow a moving face . | 3 – 6 months | Somewhere between 4 to 6 months of age babies usually begin to roll over . At 4 months, they can lift their head and chest when placed on their tummy. By around 3 months, they play with their fingers and look at their hands with interest , and at 3 to 4 months, they can grasp objects . At 5 to 6 months, they are starting to be able to chew things .They are also starting to make and hold eye contact and enjoy looking at brightly coloured objects. | 6 months – 1 year | By 6 months, babies can hold objects and take them to their mouth with their hands .Between 6 and 8 months, they are learning to hold and drink from a cup (usually with some help). At 7 months, they start to be able to hold a
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