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A toddler is a child approximately 12 to 36 months old toddler
cleaning up after oneself, self-feeding, carrying one’s own belongings self help skill
Attention is the ability to obtain and sustain appropriate attention to a task. attention skills
ability to think about the present situation. symbolic thinking
time period between the decision to have surgery and the beginning of the surgical procedure. preoperational period
A lesson that the child need to know and understand. concept
the process of taking in and fully understanding information or ideas. assimilation
a room, group of rooms, or building in which someone may live or stay. accommodation
letting children know that they have control over themselves and the choices that they make. autonomy
children are playing by themselves independently of other children solitary play
parallel play can occur anywhere as long as the area is set up to encourage it parallel
differences in language processing centers of the brain. receptive language
Productivity is a general term in linguistics referring to the limitless ability to use language productive language
young children often experience a period of separation anxiety, but most children outgrow separation anxiety by about 3 years of age separation anxiety
Want to be on their own, and get upset when they can't do what they want temper tantrum

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

Understanding and Caring for Children Crossword

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A person who takes care of a child caregiver
The function of being a parent parenthood
The process of helping a child grow and learn. parenting
giving direction guidance
teaching which behavior is acceptable and which is not discipline
A way of discouraging inappropriate behavior punishment
Mistreatment of a child childabuse
Reacting the same way to the same situation each time consistent
Internal moral code that directs people's behavior conscience
Children ages 1 to 3 years old toddlers
Children who are 3 to 5 year old preschoolers
The length of time a person can concentrate on any one thing attentionspan
Playing alone is called ___________ play. solitary
Play that occurs along side of another child is called ___________ play. parallel
Play where children are sharing toys is called ___________ play. cooperative
Make a home safe for children childproof
A stranger who uses force to get it intruder
Turning a child's attention to something else is to _________ them. redirect

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 Crossword

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Description

A length of time a person can concentrate on a task without being bored or distracted. Attention
Ability to make something creative from your imagination. Creative
The ability to wonder "why" and "how" about the world around them works. Curiosity
The process of starting to experience things. Development
Skills in preforming tasks, especially with hands. Dexterity
By the age of two the average child reached half of his/hers adult size. Height
Intentionally copying the behaviors from others. Imitation
Unplanned learning that stems from other activities. Incidental
The ability to remember stuff for long time. Memory
Providing many learning opportunities. Play
Ability to take in information from the senses. Preception
The age when most children start going to school. Pre-school
Ability to solve problems and make decisions. Reasoning
A form of occupational therapy in which special exercises are used to strengthen the patient's sense of touch. Sensory Integration
Children between the ages of twelve months are only able to say one or two word phases. Speech Development
Long pauses are injected into sentences, or one sound/phrases repeated. Stuttering
Dental Care is one of a quality in toddler's teeth. Teeth
A young child who is just beginning to walk, ages 1-3. Toddler
Approximately the same between girls and boys Weight

Child Development Unit 1 Vocabulary Crossword

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the period of great growth and change between childhood and adulthood adolescence
the study of how children grow and change physically, intellectually, emotionally, socially and morally child development
a development process that refers to the ability to experience, express, and control emotions emotional development
a person's surroundings and everything in them, including both human and non–human factors environment
Austrian psychiatrist whose theory states that a person's early emotional experiences affect adult life profoundly Sigmund Freud
the sum of all the qualities a person inherits from his or her parents at birth heredity
a series of stages a person passes through during his or her lifetime. They are: Infancy, Toddler, Preschool, School Age, and Adolescent individual life cycle
period of childhood from birth up to one year infancy
a developmental process that refers to the growth of the brain and the use of mental skills intellectual development
Italian educator whose theory states children learn best through their senses pursuing their own interests at their own rate Maria Montessori
a school providing children freedom within limits by a rather structured approach, and a fixed method in which materials are presented Montessori school
developmental process that refers to the ability to know right from wrong moral development
an act of recognizing and recording behavior observation
a developmental process that refers to the physical growth of a person's body. This growth affects height, weight, and internal body systems. physical development
the first to study children in a scientific way; he said that children go through four stages of thinking and should be given learning tasks suitable for each stage Jean Piaget
period of childhood from three to five years of age preschooler
a child old enough to attend school. Ages 5-12 school age
a developmental process that refers to the way people relate to others around them social development
a scientifically acceptable principle followed as the basis of action theory
period of childhood from one to three years of age toddler

School-Aged Children Crossword

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_____________begins when a child starts elementary school around 6 years old and ends at puberty around age 12 School-age
The school and home experience influence growth and development requiring adjustment by parents and child by learning to cope with rules and expectations by the school and peer; by learning how to make decisions, accept ______ and learn from experiences. Responsibility
School-aged children appears ______ than preschoolers. Slimmer
The average ______ and weight increases. Height
Many children _______ in weight during middle childhood years. Double
Most _______ exceed boys in both height and weight by the end of school years. Girls
Most children practices ________skils(Example:running and jummping) Gross-motor
Six year olds are able to hold a ______ adeptly and print letters and words. Penicl
At age 12 children are able to make detailed drawings and ______ sentences. Write
By improving fine motor skills the child becomes more independent in_____, dressing and taking care of personal needs. Bathing
Assessment of neurological development is based on ___________ coordination. Fine-motor
______ growth changes a child's body appearance. Skeletal
Children's eye ______ improves and normal adult 20-20 vision is achievable. Acuity
Screening for _____ and hearing problems become easier and results are more reliable. Vision
According to Piaget, children begin the ______________ stage of development and growth at age 7. Concrete-operational
Children begin to demonstrate _____, more concrete thinking. Logical
Children become less ______ and begin to think about how others feel and think. Egocentric
School-aged children have the ability concentrate on more than one aspect of a ________. Situation
Children begin to understand others ______ do not have to be the same as theirs. Opinions
Children improve their use of ________ and expand their structural knowledge. Language
School-aged children begin to definethemselves based more on ________ than external characteristics. Internal
_______ involves peers and the pursuit of group goals. Play
Girls and _____ view opposite sex differently. boys
Accidents and ________ are a major health problem for school-aged children Injuries
______ and self-concept become stronger and more individualized. Identity
Effective health ________ teaches children about their bodies and how their choices impact their health. Education
Parents need to begin _________ in preparation for upcoming pubertal changes. Independent/ School-aged children develop eating patterns that are __________ of parental supervision. Discussions

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

Child Development Crossword

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Description

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

Toddlers Crossword

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Description

Youngest age considered to be a toddler? one
Oldest age considered to be a toddler? Three
Toddlers learn how to perfect ________& fine motor skills the first year such as balance, coordination and stability. Gross
Mastery and ________ is the reason why toddlers complete motor tasks and not think about them. Integration
________ thought that gives toddlers the ability to understand signs and symbols that resemble language. Symbolic
Toddlers become able to master using the toilet depending on ________ and physical readiness. Psychological
Increased strength and ________ help toddlers utilize utensils, bicycles crayons etc. Coordination
_________ and expressive language skills allow toddlers to understand and express their language to effectively communicate with others. Receptive
This is the primary task of this age to master the control over one's self and one's enviorment. Autonomy
________disabilities or delays which may be expressed in poor muscle tone or motor control. Physical
Malnutrition and brain damage from injurt can also lead to ________ retardation. Mental
Toddlers are in constant need of ________ and to be parented. They are physically active, hands on, like to explore, loud and messy. Supervision

1.1 The study of Children Crossword

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Description

Period of great growth and change between childhood and adulthood Adolescence
The study of how children grow and change physically, intellectually, emotionally, socially and morally ChildDevelopment
Development process that refers to the ability to experience, express, and control emotions Emotional
A person's surroundings and everything in them, including both human and non-human factors Environment
Austrian psychiatrist whose theory states that a person's early emotional experiences affect adult life profoundly SigmundFreud
The sum of all the qualities a person inherits from his or her parents at birth Heredity
A series of stages a person passes through during his or her lifetime IndividualLifeCycle
Period of childhood from birth up to one year Infancy
A developmental process that referss to the growth of the brain and tbe use of mental skills Intellectual
Italian educator whose theory states children learn best through their sences pursuing their own intrests at their own rate MariaMontessori
A school providing children freedom within limits aby a rather structured approach, and a fixed method in which materials are presented MontessoriSchool
Developmental process that refers to the ability to know right from wrong Moral
An act of recognizing and recording behavior Observation
A developmental process that refers to the physical growth of a person's body Physical
The first to study children in a scientific way; he said that children go through four stages of thinking and should be given learning tasks suitable for each stage JeanPiaget
Period of childhood from three to five years of age Preschooler
A child old enough to attend school. Ages 5-12 Schoolage
A developmental process that refers to the way people relate to others around them Social
A scientifically acceptable followed as the basis of action Theory
Period of childhood from one to three years of age Toddler