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Child development theories focus on explaining how children change and grow over the course of childhood. Such theories center on various aspects of development including social, emotional, and cognitive growth.
Toddler ( 2 - 4 years)
As physical growth and development slow during the ages of two to four, motor skills, cognitive development and language take huge strides. Accidental injuries are the leading cause of death in children ages two to four. Many of these injuries are preventable. As your child grows more mobile, make sure to be aware of and correct any safety issues inside and outside of your home. Most children are ready to begin toilet training between 22 and 30 months of age.
Remember that with potty training, like with all other development, every child is different. Wait to start potty training until your child is ready both physically and emotionally. Starting too early can cause a great amount of frustration for both parents and child. It is important to try to keep the experience a positive one.
Before beginning potty training, your child needs to have control of his or her bladder and bowels. Signs of this control include having a dry diaper after naps and for at least two hours at a time.
Boys and girls are slightly different when it comes to potty training. Boys who start the toilet training process between 22 and 30 months of age tend to be fully trained by 38 months, while girls who start training at the same time are usually fully trained by 36 months, according to a study in the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Promoting Growth and Development. During ages two to four, you can promote excellent growth and development through encouraging age appropriate physical activity , helping your toddler create healthy eating habits , creating a safe and engaging environment for him or her to explore , providing interaction with peers , encouraging language development and building self-esteem.
Every child is different. Always ask your pediatrician if you have questions or concerns. During this time, your child will develop increasing strength and coordination.
After beginning to recognize familiar people and objects, between the age of one and two, your toddler will be better able to recall recent events. During this age your child will imitate others and will become much more imaginative, especially during play time. From two to five, the ability to think and understand grows greatly as children learn letters, numbers, symbols and colors. From 12 to 24 months, children continue to develop strong bonds with their loved ones, while at the same time wanting to be more independent.
From age two to five, children learn more about their feelings and begin developing friendships with other children their age. Children begin to understand the difference between right and wrong at this age. They will look to their parents for limits and rules and will also often test these limits. By the age of two, however, vocabularies can span between 50 and words and children begin using two or more words in combination.
By the age of five, children can use thousands of words to communicate and will speak in sentences. Improving motor skills make your child more mobile by age two. The toddler years are a time when your child will likely be in constant motion. Toddlers will quickly master walking and move on to running, jumping and climbing.
Around age two, most toddlers will be able to navigate stairs, kick or throw a ball and draw simple lines. During this time, children may still stumble frequently and be accident prone. Request Appointment. Toddler 2 - 4 years. Safety Accidental injuries are the leading cause of death in children ages two to four. Children of this age are prone to injuries from: Falls — Playgrounds, stairs, bikes and windows are just a few fall hazards.
Be aware of potentially dangerous situations that could lead to falling and injury. Burns — Hot appliances, foods and liquids are potential dangers for children this age. Keep children away from appliances irons, heaters, grills and remember that these often stay hot long after they are turned off. Keep the poison control phone number 1. Car Safety — Your child should be restrained in appropriate car seat at all times while the car is in motion.
Practice awareness and safety when your child is walking or riding a bike near vehicle traffic. Children should not ride or walk in the street. Potty Training Most children are ready to begin toilet training between 22 and 30 months of age. Promoting Growth and Development During ages two to four, you can promote excellent growth and development through encouraging age appropriate physical activity , helping your toddler create healthy eating habits , creating a safe and engaging environment for him or her to explore , providing interaction with peers , encouraging language development and building self-esteem.
Cognitive Development After beginning to recognize familiar people and objects, between the age of one and two, your toddler will be better able to recall recent events. Sensory and Motor Development Improving motor skills make your child more mobile by age two.
Growth & Development: 3-5 Years
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The ages between 2 and 5 are often called the preschool years. During these years, children change from clumsy toddlers into lively explorers of their world. A child develops in these main areas:. Each child grows and gains skills at his or her own pace. It is common for a child to be ahead in one area, such as language, but a little behind in another.
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Background: Optimal development of children in their early months and years has a bearing on their achievement levels later in life. Objectives: To assess the socio-emotional and cognitive development in children 0—5 years and to find out the proportion of children having developmental delay and its associated factors. Methods: A community-based cross-sectional study was carried out in children in Delhi. Results: In all,
Mastering new skills such as how to walk, talk, and use the potty are developmental milestones. It is exciting to watch your toddler learn new skills. The normal development of children aged includes several areas:. Toddlers do not develop at the same rate. There is a wide range of what is considered "normal. If you are worried about possible delays, talk to your child's health care provider.
Nutrition and Health in Developing Countries pp Cite as. In this new century, the quality of life of infants and young children, as opposed to mere survival, is becoming increasingly important. Most developing countries have experienced dramatic decreases in their infant and under-five mortality rates over the last three decades. This in turn will have important consequences in adult life. Unable to display preview.
Physical growth refers to an increase in body size length or height and weight and in the size of organs. From birth to about age 1 or 2 years, children grow rapidly. After this time, growth slows.