Essay on Childhood and family Center

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Family Center
PSY104: Child and Adolescent Development

Erin Harris

Melody Grinter
August 18th 2014 Page 1 of 1
Family Center In the following paragraphs I will be sharing with you room plans for different age groups. I will then share with you the different activities I would have in each room to help with their development. Finaly I will shar with you equipment I would want to have in each room for the different age groups to help with their development.

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Family Center For Infant (0-1 year) of age I would work with them on rolling over,crawling and eating. For this room I would ask for a Graco Bumper Jumper from Target that costs only $31.99. This would help the baby to get a head start on feet cordination and strenghthining their legs for when tey are ready to walk. For Toddlers (1-3 years) of age I would do some activities with them to help improve their balance such as playing with a ball. While playing with a ball a toddler is learning balance and feet coordination. I would also play simon says with the toddler to further improve balance and coordination. For example if simon says to stand on one foot while touching nose this would be working not just with balance but with eye and hand coordination as well.For this room I would ask for new books that are appropriate like picture books. Toddlers love looking at books expecially ones with bright pictures. When working with Early Childhood (3-6 years) of age I would have them to ingage in the music world. Music expands the childs spatial knowledge.Children of this age when they are past putting everything in their mouths need to work with their hands. Building blocks, puzzles and are a few things I would introduce this age group with to help them build on their development. Middle/Late Childhood (7-12 years) of age are more independent with physical activities and are going through some physical changes of their bodies as well. At this age children are still lerning coordination but have mastered All of the basics.When working with middle to late childhood children instead of just having them