Child Development

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1. What did I learn about the whole child?

A. What did your observations teach you about this child's personality, preferences, interests, development? Give specific examples.

Yani is a demanding child, she likes thing her way and when she doesn’t get her way she sometimes throws a fit. However on the other hand Yani can be very caring towards the ones she loves such as her daddy and her friends. When I went to visit her several times she had other little girls at the house with her, either playing house or painting finger nails. Yani love to laugh and have fun and she is very energetic, as seen in my observation at the Park.

B. Is he/she on time, ahead or delayed compared to other children of the same age per domain (physical, cognitive, emotional-social)? Give specific examples from your observations. Yani seems to be right on time with others compared to her age group. She is counting she knows her colors and she speak fairly well. Yani illustrates egocentric thought, as in one observation where Yani threw her father’s girlfriend’s coat. Yani also told her that she didn’t want to share the seat with her in a rude tone. Yani does not yet realize the her actions impact others. did not like the fact the Yani did that and was a little upset at the fact, however Yani does not yet take in to account others viewpoints (Feldman Ch 9. pg 211) Yani also demonstrates the fine motor skills expected of a little girl, she is playing house, drawing, cutting, and painting her nails. ( Fredman Ch 8 pgs.199-200) Use the textbook as a guide and include a page number as a citation per statement.

C. What theory best explains what you observed in each of the domains (one explanation or theory per domain). Give an example from your observations that supports the theory chosen. Cite the theory/page number from the textbook.


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