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Flashcards in Child Growth and Development Deck (14):
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What are the 4 stages of growth and development?

Physical growth, Cognitive, Language and Social and Emotional

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What are the 4 senses?

Touch, Smell, Sight and Hearing

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How do the senses develop from a newborn to a early childhood?

Ages 2-5 they can distinguish their likes and dislikes

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What are the 4 areas of growth and development?

Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Social

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What is a milestone?

A significant stage or event

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What is motor development?

It is the continuous change in physical movement

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What skills does motor development give?

Walking, climbing, jumping, running

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What gross and fine motor skills develop at a young age?

drawing, doing up buttons, drawing

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How does nutrition affect the child's growth & development?

A child that does not have a adequate diet will not grow and develop as quickly as a health well-fed child

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How does genetics affect the child's growth & development?

Genetics has a great influence on their growth and development

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How does the environment affect the child's growth & development?

Pollution, space availability and opportunities for recreation are all factors that effect the child

12

What is attachment?

an extension or strengthening of the bonding that first takes place between the baby and its caregivers

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What is socialisation?

its a lifelong process, although it is most sensitive during childhood and adolescence

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Name 3 things a baby learns when there mother talks talk's to them?

Facial expressions, Gestures, Sign Language