Infants & Toddlers Social-Emotional Developmental Milestones
- Knows familiar faces and begins to know if someone is a stranger.
- Likes to play with others, especially parents.
- Responds to other people’s emotions and often seems happy.
- Likes to look at self in mirror.
What are the five milestones of development?
The five stages of child development include the newborn, infant, toddler, preschool and school-age stages. Children undergo various changes in terms of physical, speech, intellectual and cognitive development gradually until adolescence. Specific changes occur at specific ages of life.
What are developmental milestones?
Developmental milestones are behaviors or physical skills seen in infants and children as they grow and develop. Rolling over, crawling, walking, and talking are all considered milestones. The milestones are different for each age range. There is a normal range in which a child may reach each milestone.
Between the ages of 1-2 years, your child will:
Recognize herself in the mirror or photograph and smile or make faces at herself. Begin to say ‘no’ to bedtime and other requests. Imitate adults’ actions and words (e.g. chores) Understand words and commands, and respond to them.
What are some examples of emotional development?
Examples of Social and Emotional Skills Include:
- • Displays self-control.
- • Expresses feelings with words.
- • Listens and pays attention.
- • Pride in accomplishments.
- • Has a positive self image.
- • Asks for help when needed.
- • Shows affection to familiar people.
- • Aware of other peoples feelings.
Social and emotional development means how children start to understand who they are, what they are feeling and what to expect when interacting with others. It is the development of being able to: Form and sustain positive relationships.
What is the most important stage of child development?
Parent Tip. Recent brain research indicates that birth to age three are the most important years in a child’s development.
What are the 7 stages of development?
There are seven stages a human moves through during his or her life span. These stages include infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, adolescence, early adulthood, middle adulthood and old age.
What are the basic principles of child physical and emotional development?
Child Development Principles
- Physical – the development and growth of the child’s body, muscles, and senses.
- Social – how the child relates, plays and talks to others.
- Emotional – the child’s awareness of self, how the child feels about himself, expression of feelings and how he helps care for himself.
What are some of the symptoms of developmental delay?
Signs and Symptoms of Developmental Delay
- Learning and developing more slowly than other children same age.
- Rolling over, sitting up, crawling, or walking much later than developmentally appropriate.
- Difficulty communicating or socializing with others.
- Lower than average scores on IQ tests.