Babies at this stage will respond to voices, follow you around the room with their eyes. They will also learn to stop crying when communicated with. Playing with children will make them giggle and smile for example "Peek-a-boo". Which they will learn the movements to as they get older with their identities coming along they may show fears to strangers and need reasurance. 1-2 Years- PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT Around this age toddlers begin to progress from crawling to walking by pulling themselves up onto objects and holding onto things for support like sofa's or table's.
This is why play and activities are excellent tools for supporting the development of speech and language. Nursery rhymes, songs and musical instruments, music classes : This activity can help children listen, take turns and by joining in communicate, and practice speech as they repeat words, rhymes and sounds to the beat of a melody. Puppets and cuddly toys: By using puppets and toys to communicate with each other and directly to children, you can encourage them to participate and vocalise their opinions and answers to basic fun questions and dilemmas. Gym baby’s : This will help the baby physically develop as well as how to communicate in what they are doing. Communicating with babies from birth is very important , from birth if you have the pram facing the parent this is proven to be a great way to communicate with the baby right from the word go, this will then help the baby with their communication skills.
Outcome 1.1 Age | Physical | Communication and intellectual | Social, emotional and behavioural | NewbornBy three months | When sitting head will fall forwards and the posture is more unfurled, Gazes attentively at faces, particularly when being fed or talked to. By three months babies will be far more alert and can turn side to back, lift head and chest from the floor, arms and can be waved and brought together. The baby will engage in hand and finger play, can hold objects such as a rattle briefly before dropping. | The whole process of communication is through sounds and crying, they will also start to communicate through physical closeness. The baby will begin to coo and gurgle in response to interaction from carer.
Physical Development Within weeks of birth, a baby starts to smile in response to sounds and environments around him. By 6 months, he will be able to respond to by turning his head. He will react to familiar faces and voices with a smile and will watch mum or dad’s face while feeding. He will develop movements with his hands and arms and will reach for feet when lying down. Baby will reach to grab objects and those objects start to go in their mouths.
Around the age of 12 months old they will begin to start moving around, the way a child of this age moves varies in many ways depending on the child. Some will be crawling or shuffling around on their bottom, other children will stand on their feet and use furniture to help them cruise along or an adults hand for support. Children of this age will be able to sit unaided. Objects at this age will become a lot more interesting and the child will show a lot of interest, passing the object between hands and inspecting the object, this also helps to improve their hand eye coordination. The first teeth tend to start appearing at around this age.
Can distinguish the volume and pitch of different sound. By 6 months of age, baby will be able to recognize faces and imitate facial expressions. At 1-year-old, she has an understanding of object permanence and experiments regularly with objects to see how they work. By 2 years of age, child’s language development is rapidly increasing, and he can hold short conversations with adults. By the age of five child should be able to draw recognizable pictures and can tell you her (his ) name,
Babies coo when contented. Babies smile back when they see a smiling face. Arms lifting up to show a carer that they want to be picked up. Tuneful strings of babbling. Fingers pointing at objects to draw an adult’s attention to them.
1-2 months old the child begins to stare at soft light and gazes at a dangling ball. | 3-6 Months | At 3 months a child can now follow movements of large / small objects and takes an increasing interest in their surroundings, during this age they are able to smile in response to speech and show more interest in playthings, they can now also cry louder when expressing needs. | 6-9 Months | During this age group a child now begins to understand the meaning of words like bye bye, mama or dada, they are easily distracted by movement and puts everything in their mouth. Also at this age they turn immediately when they hear the mothers or main carers voice at a distance, talk to themselves in a tuneful sing song voice and at times squeal with delight. | 9-12 Months | At this stage a child is now able to judge the size of an object up to 2 feet away and is able to look in the right direction for falling toys.
Within weeks of being born a baby will start to smile and respond to sounds and environments around them. By 6 months as their muscles begin to develop they will reach for and hold objects which they will also put into their mouths. By one year old they are beginning to crawl or shuffle, pulling or pushing on furniture to stand and then cruise using furniture or adult for support. Sitting has progressed to unaided and they are rolling from their front to their back. They are beginning to be inquisitive with objects, passing them between hands, handling them in different ways and looking for things that are hiding.