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prepare
expression
skills
improve
engage
imagination
songs
books
behave
directions
listen
childhood
preschool
communicate
develop
watch
letters
numbers
language
discover
share
build
count
interact
teach
play
grow
learn

Child Development Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

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

Human development Crossword

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each child achieves ________ milestones at a different age language
we get _________ when bad things happen to upset up emotional
once your child turns 5 they will start getting their _________ education
there will be many __________ once you become a new parent challenges
________ from your mistakes learning
___________ is the process of growing development
________ should be a part of your everyday life fitness
________ is the comprehension of ones thoughts thinking
make sure you feed your children lots of fruit and vegetables because there ________ is very important health
it is very important to teach your child _______ skills social
_______ are the things we go through that make us motivated experiences
children and adults need to be _________ active physically
you should be doing __________ with your kids for at least an hour everyday activities
you may notice that your children have a similar _________ as you personality
________ is taking the feelings of others and validating them understanding
_______ interaction with other children is very important social
watching a child's ______ is a key to their development growth
__________ is the way in which people act behaviour
_________ will strengthen the relationship between the parent and child communication
you need successful __________ to be able to rely on others at times relationships

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

Child Development Crossword

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Description

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

Language development Crossword

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The skill necessary to move from the spoken word into the written word. Symbolic development
Learning to read takes _________ work. intentional
Reading, writing, speaking, listening, and understanding work together to form _________. literacy
Listening and reading are ______ (way you gain understanding). receptive
The best time to learn a second ____________ is before age 12. language
Talking out loud to one's self helps the brain organize itself better and is called ___________ __________. private speech
The relationship between letters and sound is _____________. phonics
Labels, word walls, and pointing to words while reading them, all contribute to creating a _____________ _________ environment. print rich
Reading is learning words by ___________. sight
Children's books should avoid _____________. stereotypes
When it comes to art, preschoolers need to be able to ___________________. experiment
Story lines in preschool books need to have a clear beginning, middle, and _____. end

IB Learner Profile Crossword

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Crossword
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develop skills for inquiry and research; learn with enthusiasm and sustain their love of learning throughout life. INQUIRERS
explore knowledge across a range of disciplines and engage with issues and ideas that have local and global significance KNOWLEDGEABLE
take responsible action on complex problems and exercise initiative in making reasoned, ethical decisions THINKERS
collaborate effectively, listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups. COMMUNICATORS
take responsibility for their actions and consequences PRINCIPLED
seek and evaluate a range of points of view and are willing to grow from their experience OPEN-MINDED
have a commitment to service and act to make a positive difference in the lives of others CARING
work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas and innovative strategies and are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change RISK-TAKERS
recognize their interdependence with other people BALANCED
work to understand their strengths and weaknesses to support their learning and personal development REFLECTIVE

Communication Skills Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Body language
Clarity
Collaboration
Concision
Confidence
Convincing
Empathy
Explaining
Feedback
Friendliness
Head gestures
Imagination
Listening
Motivation
Nonverbal Communication
Respect
Sign language
Social
Speaking
Talking
Teamwork
Telephone
Visualizing
Writing

Communication Skills Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Passive
Body Language
Intrapersonal
Verbal
Nonverbal
Aggressive
Listening
Communication
Assertive
Mixed Messages
Active

Early Childhood Development Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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