CD 125 M-W 9:30am- 10:45am
Toddler Observation * Name of Child: Isabella * Child´s Age: 20 months
I. Physical description
Isabella is wearing a black long sleeve and turtle neck shirt, rested dark pink fleece pants, white tennis shoes with some pink color con the back, she is wearing a tiny pony tail in the top of her silky, faded medium brown hair. Isabella has an Olive skin color; she has big and round dark brown eyes, her nose is little and round like a macadamia, and her lips are thin and very similar to her skin color. She looks like a two feet height girl.
II. Biosocial development (Ch. 5)
Isabella puts one foot on the ground, then the other foot and …show more content…
According to Lerner and Dombro, goodness of fit needs to be shaped particularly in the first years of life to allow smooth infant-caregiver interaction. Based on this information, Isabella, at 20 months of age, would be within the age range for development and therefore within the norm for her age (Lerner and Dombro 202).
Mrs. Flores puts red lipstick on Isabella´s nose, she was handed a mirror she reached out her two hands and grabbed it. She lifted it toward her face and stared at her face, smiled and wrinkled her nose. Based on her reaction it appears she has a sense of self and has developed self awareness. According to R. A. Thompson, self awareness is defined as ¨a person´s realization that he or she is a distinct individual, whose body, mind, and actions are separated from those of other people¨ (R. A. Thompson 190). According to table 7.1 , self-awareness appears at around 18 months. Based on this information, Isabella, at 20 months of age, would be within the age range for development and therefore within the norm for her age (R. A. Thompson 188).
V. Work cited page
Berger, Kathleen Stassen. The Developing Person Through Childhood and Adolescence. New York: Worth Publishers and Catherine Woods, 2009.