Understanding Infant Development & Learning   (page: 4 of 8)

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  • Stages of Newborn Social Skills: Infant Observations
    Infant caregiving is not just babysitting. This article contains tips for observing infants for signs of social and emotional development. It also includes the signs of the early stages of newborn social skills.
  • Three Mother's Day Gift Ideas: Craft Activities For Infant Daycare Teachers
    Daycare teachers can honor Mother's Day by creating a craft or gift for their students' moms. Craft suggestions include a small basket filled with paper "handprint" flowers, a model wall hanging that features baby's footprint, and a photo book filled with pictures of the baby enjoying daycare.
  • Perspective on the Bumbo Seat
    Babies love to sit before their muscles are strong enough to hold them up.That's why the Bumbo seat is effective. When your child cannot sit up on her own yet, you can put her in the Bumbo seat to give her a new view of the world.Bumbo Baby Seat review Includes information about the Bumbo recall.
  • Milestones for Toddlers 18 to 36 Months
    In the first three years of life, children grow and learn many skills that they will use all through their lives. Doctors look for children to meet milestones for each age and stage. These toddler milestones are in motor development, language skills and social development.
  • The Learning Capabilities of Two-Year-Old Children
    Teaching two year olds isn't an easy task. Their little brains absorb all kinds of information, but they love demonstrating their independence as well. This combination sometimes leads to frustration if the teacher doesn't have proper expectations.
  • Checklist for Infant Observation in a Preschool Setting
    Use these examples to create your own checklist for developmental infant observation and documentation.
  • Timeline of First Language Acquisition
    Questions on the way we pick up language and learn how to express ourselves always arise when a new baby is on the way or if there is a problem in a child's development. Answers to the intriguing questions surrounding these joys and pains are found on the timeline of first language acquisition.
  • What Not to Expect: Signs of a Developmentally Disabled Child
    Children develop skills on their own schedule with a wide range of when children should reach milestones. However, parents can expect children to develop certain skills by a certain age. If you aren't seeing this progress in your child, it could signal a developmental delay.
  • Guide to Infant Art Projects
    Think you can't do an art project with your baby? Nothing could be further from the truth! Try these two activities with your baby to help in their development as well as fun bonding.
  • Is It Wise to Use Motherese and Parentese with Infants?
    Motherese and Parentese is a type of infant-directed talk or "baby talk" which many parents use to communicate with their infants. It has been shown that this sing song type of chat has benefits for the infant.
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