CHILD CARE
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| MODES OF DEVELOPMENT | SELECTION OF TOYS & GAMES | AGE WISE DEVELOPMENT OF A CHILD CHILDHOOD |
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MODES OF DEVELOPMENT
| SPIRITUALY | SOCIALLY | PHYSICALLY | PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT | MENTALLY | CULTURALLY |
SPIRITUALY

Religious

  • Teaching prayer ensures peace of mind and high values.
  • Religious preaching builds up child's character.
  • Religious songs directs child to right path.
  • Rituals provide high virtues.
  • Fasting besides keep body healthy brings control over our wishes.

Be natural

  • Man is a social animal and being with nature is his prime necessity, which bestows him with eternal happiness and peace of mind.

Contentment

  • New products flood the market but in such situation it is important to control our tempta- tions.
  • A child should know the value of every thing and efforts put to earn the same.
  • Satisfied mind and eternal happiness can be received by self-realization.
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SOCIALLY

Social rules

  • Our life style should be binding with social rules and regulations.

Social Manners

  • Mannerism for respecting parents, neighbours, friends, relatives and even servants should be taught in early childhood.
  • Words like 'Thank you', 'Sorry', 'Please', etc. are very important to be understood and implemented.
  • A well-mannered child is acceptable everywhere.

Environmental Influence

  • School, teachers, neighbours, friends and others meeting in day-to-day life influence a lot.
  • Hence child should know to differentiate between good and bad.

Posture

  • Child should be trained the correct way of standing, sitting, walking, etc.

Polite behaviour

  • Politeness and kindness should be part and parcel of every child.

Respect

  • Giving respect to parents and other elders should be practised by every child.
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PHYSICALLY
  • Regular exercise by way of yogashans, jogging, swimming, walking, etc. bestows healthy body.
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PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT

All round personality development of a child is necessary.

Personal cleanliness

  • Cleanliness is next to Godliness - should be made under-stood to every child in his early childhood.
  • Taking bath daily,trimming nails and hair regularly, keeping clothes, nose, ear, teeth, etc. clean.

CONFIDENCE

  • To build the self-confidence of a child is very necessary.
  • Any type of fear should be removed from child's mind.
  • Even during worst times child should not lose his confidence.

HABITS

  • A routine work or activity later turns to a habit as a part of your life style.
  • Even in adverse situation a person tries his best to do his habitual activity.
  • In failing to do so he might feel sad,sorry,angry, discouraged and other such feelings.
  • A habit is the result of reactions, repetitions and imitation.
  • A child should inculcate good habits like early to bed, early waking, be honest, praying, speaking truth, timely work, cleanliness, perfection, politeness, discipline, good behaviour, being understanding and friendly.
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MENTALLY

Yog and meditation helps to gain a balanced body and mind.

Simplicity

  • Simple living high thinking should be the way of life.

Contentment

  • Child should be trained to be a satisfied human.

Purity

  • Purity of thought and soul is a must.

Ideal

  • Ideals set up in the childhood remains forever.

Forgiveness

  • Never let feelings of revenge & enmity creep in child's mind.
  • Teach child to forgive and apologize for his mistakes.
  • Let your child prosper with high ideals.
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CULTURALLY

Dressing style

  • Child should be taught at early age as what types of dresses are to be worn keeping in mind decency,comfort & occasions.

Virtues

  • High idealistic virtues should be inculcated in a child for his bright future.

Entertainment

  • Entertainment is very necessary but its type and limit should be well defined.

Hobbies

  • Reading good books, developing various art and other such hobbies also helps to develop creativity and a bright future of a child.

Education & Training

  • Type of knowledge and way of imparting it also influences child development.
 
SELECTION OF TOYS
| FOR KIDS BELOW 3 MONTHS | FOR KIDS BETWEEN 3 TO 6 MONTHS | FOR KIDS BETWEEN 1 TO 2 YEARS |
| FOR KIDS BETWEEN 2 TO 5 YEARS | FOR CHILDREN BETWEEN 5 TO 12 YEARS | FOR TEENAGERS |
FOR KIDS BELOW 3 MONTHS
  • Soft, washable & non-toxic toys.
  • Moving, musical & colourful toys
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FOR KIDS BETWEEN 3 TO 6 MONTHS
  • Medium sized washable toys, which can be hold by a child and at the same time, cannot swallow it but safe to insert in mouth.
  • Non-toxic, colourful toys with sound.
  • Moving and rotating toys where by child moves around with light exercise.
  • Toys with air pressure or toys giving exercise to fingers.
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FOR KIDS BETWEEN 6 TO 12 MONTHS
  • Soft and non-toxic toys.
  • Toys that are safe for insertion in mouth.
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FOR KIDS BETWEEN 1 TO 2 YEARS
  • Cycle, walker or other similar games giving exercise to legs.
  • Blowing whistles giving exercise to lungs.
  • Moving, musical & colourful toys.
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FOR KIDS BETWEEN 2 TO 5 YEARS
  • Soft and non-toxic toys.
  • Colourful toys - so that a child starts identifying colours.
  • For basic understanding toys like cloth books should represent fruits, vegetables, flowers, parts of the body, furniture, vehicles, shapes, alphabets, numbers, etc.
  • Audio visual media portraying nature, fairy tales, nursery rhyme, songs, moral giving stories, etc.
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FOR CHILDREN BETWEEN 5 TO 12 YEARS
  • Learning and educative games for basic understanding of mathematics, science, places, leaders, creative craft, drawing etc. like clay work, puzzles and other games.
  • Games for developing skills, common sense and talent. wGames representing rich culture, heritage and virtues.
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FOR TEENAGERS
  • Games to increase concentration and memory.
  • Religious games. wHandicraft & other craft kits.
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AGE WISE DEVELOPMENT OF A CHILD CHILDHOOD
| CHILDHOOD | ADOLESCENT | TEENAGERS |
CHILDHOOD

Upto 2 mths.

  • Cry, laugh and movement of eyes, hands & legs.

3-4 mths

  • Starts recognizing people, loving by touch, staring at things.

4-6 mths.

  • Frightens against strangers.

6-12 mths.

  • Child starts developing self identity.
  • He understands the difference between yours and mine.

1-3 yrs.

  • Understands action like sit, sleep, bring, etc.
  • Starts feeling shy and happy on being praised.
  • Also starts commanding by way of words and expression.

3-4 yrs.

  • Plays with dolls and starts imitating their parents.

4-5 yrs.

  • Enthusiastic to talk and know more about things.
  • Becomes more demanding and stubborn.

5-6 yrs.

  • Respects parents, helps in household work, takes care of younger kids, and builds friendship and play with them.
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ADOLESCENT

6-8 yrs.

  • Child goes to primary school, gets social with teachers and students.
  • Exchange things, competes, fights,makes friendship,obeys with others.

8-10 yrs.

  • Normally found playing, doing teamwork, breaking things,grasps good, changes friends and bad qualities quickly.
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TEENAGERS
  • Fast and major changes in growth.wIncrease contacts & being more social with outsiders.
  • Peer pressure is more dominant.
  • Feeling of dependence on parents for basic requirements and struggle for taking independent decision move simultaneously.
  • We might find a cordial, struggling or mature human at this age.
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FACTORS INFLUENCING CHILD DEVELOPMENT
| HEREDITY FACTORS | ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS |
HEREDITY FACTORS
  • A child may inherit any of the following types of personality.
  • Strict Personality-Such people possess a realistic attitude tow-ards materialistic world.
  • Softheart- ed Personality-A person is idealistic, emotional and religious type.
  • Introvert-shy and reserved.
  • Extro-vert-Friendly and can get along with anyone.
  • Practical-Behaves rationally according to the situation.
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ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

Sympathy

  • Sympathy & support received by a child.

Friend circle

  • Friends, their lifestyle & their behaviour at various age groups.

Negative behaviour

  • Due to various obstacles faced, a child may develop negative or revenge taking behavior.
  • At this point responsibility lies with parents to utilize strength of a child in something constructive.

Competition

  • A healthy competition can boost potential of a child.

Games

  • Toys & games play a very important role in building up child personality.
  • It also develops child's leadership quality.

Sports and other activities

  • Participation in such programs develop team & sportsmanship spirit.

Circumstances

  • Some special circumstances can bring about revolutionary change in a child's life.

Friendship

  • A person is known by his friends hence regularly check out type of friends your child is keeping.

Family-member

  • Child also inherits values from their fathers & forefathers.
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