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October 29, 2016 Communication

Below is a chart that explains how children develop in all the different areas depending on their age
Age | Physical Development | Communication, Intellectual development & learning | Social, emotional and behavioural development |
0-3 Years | * Children change massively in size and physical abilities * Learning to sit up, walk, talk, fine and gross motor skills are developed (pincer grip) * Hand eye co-ordination is beginning to form more in depth | * Learning to babble and making noise to gain attention * Copying words, sounds and sentences from adults and other items * Using physical and verbal gestures to communicate with others. * Learn about themselves (i.e. body parts) colour, shapes * About others, I.e. families | * Learning about their own emotions and emotions of others * Behavioural skills like sharing, turn taking * Making friends, enjoying social interaction with others * Building bonds with particular adults * Developing a sense of self |
3-7 Years | * Hand eye co-ordination (catching a ball, cutting) * General growth * | * Learning about sentence structure * Ways of behaviour and social norms (i.e. understanding why you say please and thank you * Learning about the world in which they live in * Shapes, numbers letters * Reading and writing * Having longer and more developed conversations with other children and adults * Can recall parts of stories | * Forming stronger friendships and relationships bonds * Understanding correct behaviour * What??â„Ēs right and wrong * Empathy for others * Understanding the need and reasons for rules and boundaries and consequence of actions * Can distinguish between fantasy and reality * The want to please others * |
7-12 Years | * More complex fine and gross motor skills i.e. riding a bike, skipping, playing a musical instrument * Begin to see changes that follow the signs of puberty | * Begin to develop own intellectual interests * Can have complex and in-depth conversations with adults * Begin to have their own hobbies * Solve problems | * Arguments may begin to happen at this age especially with parents/careers * Look to the future * Vary in maturity * Enjoy responsibility |
12- 16 Years | * This is when puberty really begins to take effect, so hair growth, for girls; menstrual cycle/ breasts grow/sweating * For men voice depends/ | * Build upon own intellectual interest * Learn new different skills i.e. new language * High level of certain skills i.e. drawing I.C.T * Begin to develop own interests | * Mood swings due to changes in body and hormones * Sexual libido heighten * Attraction towards the other sex * Strong bonds between social groups * Seek out others for attention * Anxiety |


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