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1

Early childhood AGES?

3-8 years.

2

Name 2 PHYSICAL developments that happen at the age of 5

Walk upstairs unaided.
Hold pencil to draw/write.

3

Name 3 PHYSICAL developments that happen at the age of 8

Good sense of balance.
Catch and throw ball.
Good hand eye co-ordination.

4

What happens when children start SCHOOL?

Develop language and number skills.

5

How does LANGUAGE develop within this life stage?

Children will know full sentences.
Wide vocabulary.

6

How do children LEARN?

By watching others.
Asking questions.
This is why its good to have positive role models.

7

What EMOTIONAL development happens between 3-8 years?

Learn how to handle their feelings.
Learn to share and co-operate with others.

8

Emotionally what do children start to develop?

Their own self concept which contributes to development through life.

9

What SOCIAL development occurs between 3-8 years?

Widen their social groups.
Form friendships.

10

What negative social development may occur?

Temper tantrums if unable to have their own way.

11

Children will realise...

they need to co-operate.

12

By the age of 8 how will their social life be?

Have a number of friends.
Often have a best friend.

13

Name the 2 stages of play within EARLY CHILDHOOD?

Looking on play.
Cooperative play.

14

What is LOOKING ON PLAY?

Child watches others playing, they don't join in but may copy.

15

What is COOPERATIVE PLAY?

Children play together.

16

Give 2 examples of cooperative play?

Board game.
Dressing up.