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physical development in early childhood ages 2-6: children between their 2nd and 6th of birthdays spend what seems like every waking moment. That plane sharpening the skills and values that are essential to growing up their size and shape grows there thinking, language and problem-solving skills evolve at phenomenal rate interactions with friends and family, become rich and nuanced. We call this time of mystery.
Raising a baby, especially when it’s the first time, is both exciting and stimulating. This is a privileged time to create.
lasting relationships and to provide the child with the foundation for future self-confidence. We can also set an example for him at the social level, by connecting positively with others. The baby learns, even if it is unconscious, by mimicry your behaviors, so you can influence it positively from birth. Child Development Stages.
It is also at this time that we begin to discover this new person.
Like everyone else, she has her strengths, her weaknesses, the parent must discover them to accept her and accompany her at best.
Your child begins to become aware of himself, so he starts a new phase of development. At this age, the children are now free to discover their own world: the playground, the house, the garden… The development of language makes good, it begins to learn the names of objects and what surrounds it. He discovers his independence, and at the same time, his ability to say “No!”.
At this stage, the major challenge is to develop what psychologists call “emotional regulation”. At this age, the child may be very unstable: tantrums, anguish, stress etc. Parents will be able to use the link developed from birth to help the child to regulate his or her emotions and to seize new communication concepts.
It is also a stage of rapid physical and intellectual development. The child will be prepared in primary school and therefore on arrival in a new environment that he does not yet know. It is at this time that the parent can become what I call a “positive coach”. That is to show the example and give enough encouragement, support, and advice.
Parents also play the role of educators to develop certain skills: reading, politeness, and expression for example.
You can take a lot of pleasure in raising your children at this age. Watch them try new activities, applaud them during a football game and help them recite their poetry for example.
Their first successes are also accompanied by the first disappointments, they begin to discover their strengths and weaknesses. Gradually, depending on the tolerance of the parents, the children get more and more independence: Go to school alone, buy bread, tidy up his room…
For some children, it’s still difficult to self-discipline (many adults can’t do it either!). It is an opportunity to teach them the power of will and sacrifices in the short term to enjoy it in the long term (sport, good eating, hard work…). This is fundamental to their future success. Parents also give their child a moral code, which he will gradually internalize.
Children begin to understand the consequences of their mistakes. They need encouragement to develop their self-confidence.
By: Petite Pousse