Child Development


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Cooperative Play

Cooperative Play

Chil­dren learn to ‘coop­er­ate’ with other chil­dren in coop­er­a­tive play, and become versed in plan­ning, assign­ing roles and play­ing together to ful­fill com­mon goals.

Critical Period

Critical Period

A child is respon­sive and learns from stim­u­la­tion dur­ing crit­i­cal period.

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Eat­ing dis­or­ders refer to any form of obses­sion with food and weight. Anorexia and bulimia are com­mon eat­ing disorders.

Obesity

Obesity

Obe­sity is char­ac­ter­ized by exces­sive or abnor­mal body fat accu­mu­la­tion. Obese chil­dren have body mass index over 30 kg/m2.

Malnutrition

Malnutrition

Mal­nour­ished chil­dren may be under­nour­ished or overnour­ished. Under­nu­tri­tion may result from too few essen­tial nutri­ents or using or excret­ing nutri­ents more quickly than they are restored to the body. Over­nu­tri­tion may result from con­sum­ing too many calories.

Reflexes

Reflexes

Reflexes are invol­un­tary and often inborn actions that take place in response to stim­uli. Prim­i­tive reflexes are replaced by pos­tural reflexes dur­ing child devel­op­ment. Loco­mo­tion reflexes aid var­i­ous vol­un­tary movements.

Adolescent Growth Spurt

Adolescent Growth Spurt

Boys ang girls develop male and female sex­ual char­ac­ter­is­tics respec­tively dur­ing ado­les­cent growth spurt. Andro­gens con­trol the devel­op­ment of mas­cu­line char­ac­ter­is­tics in boys, while estro­gens are respon­si­ble for the devel­op­ment of fem­i­nine char­ac­ter­is­tics in girls.

Child Development

Child Development

Child devel­op­ment is the con­tin­ual process of change, where your baby will try new activ­i­ties, undergo all-round devel­op­ment and become more inde­pen­dent. Stages of child devel­op­ment are new­born, infant, tod­dler, preschooler, school-aged and adolescent.

How-to Choose Activities and Toys for Your Toddler?

How-to Choose Activities and Toys for Your Toddler?

Activ­i­ties add fun, learn­ing and enrich­ment to your toddler’s life, and toys will inspire cre­ativ­ity and engage her imag­i­na­tion. Choose activ­i­ties and toys to pro­mote growth and school-readiness skills.

How Toddlers Learn?

How Toddlers Learn?

Tod­dlers love to play, and learn by direct instruc­tion, imi­ta­tion and sen­so­ri­mo­tor exploration.