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adolescent
preschool
toddler
infant
newborn
maturation
psychological
maslow
erikson
Vygotsky
piaget
fine
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social
language
motor
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cognitive
development
stages

Child Development Crossword

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their first facial expression smile
a skill to be social communicate
begins to move around crawl
your child will begin to develop this milestones
from early childhood until adolescence human growth
the stage that deals with how your body operates, moves, and develops physical
the stage that deals with feelings emotional
the stage that involves how the brain works development, the act of changing either intellectually, emotionally, socially, or physically intellectual
the stage that deals with how you interact with others social
a child between the ages of 0 and 12 months infant
a child between the ages of 2 and 3 toddler
a child's development of how they think and understand the world around them cognitive
the child's ability to communicate and express their feelings language development
a child's main way of learning play
helps you and your child learn a little more about each other relationship
the child's ability to see near and far, and to understand what you see vision
recently just born newborn
being taught and understanding the things around them learning
larger movements when baby use their body to move around gross motor skills
an action that involves your baby using their muscles fine motor skills
the bond between a baby and a parent attachment
producing the sounds that form words speech
the words that a child would understand language
when the developmental milestones are not reached by the expected time period developmental delay
babies learn to feel secure, talk and, enjoy being with other people interaction
care for and protect the child while growing up nurture
the ability to hear, listen and interpret sounds hearing
the ability to learn and interact with others social behaviour
provide energy and nutrients for the child to grow and develop healthy eating
able to show affection love

Early Childhood Development Crossword

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the early childhood years are? challenging
allows young children to organize their attention and actions prefrontal cortex
what motor skills use the large muscles? gross
what motor skills use the small muscle of the hands and fingers? fine
process that influences skills such as hand-eye coordination myelination
a major force that interacts to influence physical development genetic elements
what kind of development theory was Piaget known for? cognitive
what are children seen as during unoccupied play? observers
when children show a preference for one hand over the other, this illustrates brain ? lateralization
how many stages was Erikson's Psychological Theory of Development based off of? eight
in Maslow's hierarchy of needs which hierarchy involves food, water, shelter, sleep, exercise, and sex? Physiological
what kind of thinking allows young children to understand that people can make things happen? precausal
what kind of thinking is the tendency to endow inanimate objects with life and consciousness? animistic
what instructional method brings a child's imagination closer to reality? roleplay
what theorist considers initiative versus guilt as a stage in early childhood development? erikson
recognition that objects and events exist even when they can't be seen, heard, or touches: object ? permanence

Physical Development Word Search

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adolescence
diet
disease
fine motor skills
Gross motor skills
Growth
Heredity
hormones
illness
infant
injuries
malnutrition
Maturity
Nutrition
Obesity
Overweight
Parents
Physical development
Puberty
toddler

Child Development Crossword

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The area of development where the body is moving and active Physical
The area of development that focuses on the child's brain, and problem solving for simple tasks Cognitive
The area of development that focuses on the interaction with others Social
Being connected to someone most commonly through friendship or family relationship
A young child or baby infant
large movements using some of the main, biggest muscles and bones gross motor
Small movements using some of the smaller muscles and bones Fine motor
Child between the ages of 3-5 years toddler
a skill that the child learns to use to his or her favour when trying to be creative imagination
learning through a system or school education
the process of developing physically, mentally, or emotionally growth
Around 11-13 months is when a child learns to ______ walk
To hold or grip on to something or someone grasp
A way of communication for toddlers + talking
The process in which the baby's teeth begin to form teething
A more structured, in depth way of communicating Language
an uncontrolled outburst of anger and frustration by the child Tantrums
A way of releasing negative emotions crying
The infants feelings (happy, sad, frustrated) emotions
To gain knowledge learn
A way the infant attempts to communicate before talking babbling
Around 2-4 years children love to _____ everything handed to them explore
The process in which the child is emerged from the mother birth
The ability to make decisions or come to sensible conclusions judgement
When the infant can perceive an instruction the way that it was intended understands
One of the most important things for a childs development is ______ books to them as often as possible reading
Using Gross motor skills to perform a skill that involves the child pushing of a surface jump
Making up ideas to increase diversity in writing, drawing, performing etc. creative
The first milestone the child reaches when it comes to moving to different locations by his/her self crawl
The sound a young infant makes when happy cooing

Early Childhood Development Crossword

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the early years of childhood are_______ for both children and the parent challenging
allows young children to organise their attention and actions prefrontalcortex
what motor skills use the large muscles e.g legs gross
what motor skills use the small muscles e.g hands & fingers fine
process that influences skills such as hand-coordination myelination
what kind of theory was Piaget known for? cognitive
what are children seen as during unoccupied play observers
what kind of thinking allows children to understand that people can make things happen precausal
what method of play helps develop a child's sense of imagination get closer to reality roleplay
recognition that objects exist when they can't be seen, heard, or touches physiological
the state in life where you are youthful and still developing childhood
a part of life when a new stage begins and situations change according to age development
when feelings and circumstances change according to what situation they come across emotions
the process by which speech/talking is used to get a message across language
it is when general activity or bustle is made and when something is changed movement
when there is a relational or civil response social
what theorist considers initiative versus guilt as a stage in early childhood development? erikson
In cognitive psychology, the principle that properties of substances such as weight and mass remain the same when superficial characteristics such as their shapes or arrangement are changed conservation
Vygotsky's term for temporary cognitive structures or methods of solving problems that help the child as he or she learns to function independently scaffolding
Vygotsky's concept of the ultimate binding of language and thought inner speech
it is the ability to recognize what someone else is feeling and being able to put yourself in their shoes and match their state of emotion empathy
when there is authoritative or permissive actions taken on a child by a related being to the child parenting

Child Development Crossword

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Child does it when upset crying
Big movements with big muscles gross motor
Small movements with small muscles fine motor
of or relating to the mental processes of perception, memory, judgment, and reasoning, as contrasted with emotional volitional processes. cognitive
when toddler moves with hand and feet on ground crawl
baby ________ a phrase like 'come here' understands
when you talk to a child yo develop their ______ skillswhen you talk to a child yo develop their ______ skills social
a baby between 0-3 months infant
a baby between 0-3 months toddler
using muscles in legs and pushing of a surface jump
using your mind and being creative imagination
you should _____ to your children read
learning through a system or school education
when something is funny laughing
the process of developing physically growth
a mother gives _____ to a child birth
a child can _____ around 12 months walk
starts around 18 months tantrums
to hold or grip something grasp
making a picture by ________ drawing
what a baby shows when happy, sad or angry emotions
kids like to play with them toys
way of communication talking
an activity children do everyday play
process where infants get their first teeth teething
another way of communicating in a more structured way language
children can ______ their surrounding when they start walking explore
the stage before talking babbling
the use of imagination or original ideas to create something; inventiveness creativity
to gain knowledge learn

Child Development Word Search

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preschool
parenting
late
early
fetus
discipline
toddler
prenatal
nurturing
intellectual
emotional
conscience
social
physical
moral
infancy
childhood

Lev Vygotsky Word Search

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vygotsky
values
social
transistion
thought and language
soviet
the crisis in psychology
russian empire
Piaget
Pavlov
Lev
cognitive development
children

Intro to Psychology Crossword

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Who is often called the "father" of psychology? wundt
Psychology is the scientific study of _______ and mental processes. behavior
This is a complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species. instinct
What part of the brain includes the auditory (hearing) areas? temporallobes
The autonomic nervous system is split into two divisions, one that calms and one that arouses. Which one is the calming side? parasympathetic
Paranoid, catatonic, disorganized, and undifferentiated are all classifications of what psychological disorder? schizophrenia
What level sits at the top of Maslow's hierarchy of needs? selfactualization
What area of the brain controls many of your emotional responses, including fear and anger? amygdala
Formerly known as multiple personality disrder, _______ identity disorder is characterized by a person exhibiting 2 or more distinct personalities. dissociative
In the study of behavior genetics, the real question of "what makes you who you are?" deals with nature v. _______. nurture
This research method is the only one that allows the experimenter to draw conclusions about cause and effect. experiment
The period between childhood and adulthood. adolescence
What gland is often referred to as the master gland? pituitary
A fetus is the developing human organism from _______ weeks after conception to birth. nine
In order to be judged a psychological disorder, it has to meet these 4 criteria: maladaptive, _______, disturbing, and atypical. unjustifiable
This is the culturally preferred timing of social events such as marriage, parenthood, and retirement. socialclock
What psychologist's studes in the area of morality led his to develop a 3 stage theory of moral development? kohlberg
_______ nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by excessive eating followed by purging, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercise. bulimia
_______ is the fear of swallowing. phagophobia
What is the 1st stage in Jean Piaget's stages of cognitive development? sensorimotor

Theorist Word Search

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intrinsic
classical
piaget
bronfenbrenner
kohlberg
pyschosocial
vygotsky
box
watson
skinner
pavlov
erikson
theory
cognitive
social
sigmund
freud
Bandura
Montessori