Chapter_4_Review_questions_ - 1 How does regular physical activity contribute to the healthy development of a toddler Regular physical activity will

Chapter_4_Review_questions_ - 1 How does regular physical...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 3 pages.

1. How does regular physical activity contribute to the healthy development of a toddler? Regular physical activity will contribute to healthy development of a toddler by their body systems and the immune system. It will help develop fine and gross motor skills. Gross motor skills will become healthy when toddlers have regular physical activity because when you coordinate large movements it will develop large and healthy muscles like torso,arms and legs. Fine motor muscles will become healthy when the toddler has physical activity because when you coordinate small movements it will develop more healthier hands and fingers. Physical activity will contribute healthy development because muscles are growing and moving around to get stronger. 2. What is Piaget's stage of cognitive development for children aged 1-3? Provide an example for each? The two Piaget stages of cognitive development are the sensorimotor stage and the preoperational stage. In the sensorimotor stage, children develop motor skills that relate to how they experience the world theme. Children use their sense of touch and physical manipulation. An example of this is when children are throwing, shaking, mouth contact) to learn about the world. In the preoperational stage, language is acquired. Children begin to understand spatial and numerical concepts such as future and classification into groups and begin to engage symbolic play. Children aged one-three will progress through the sensorimotor stage that builds and strengthens the motor skills. For example, a child is able to
Image of page 1
Image of page 2

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read all 3 pages?

  • Fall '19

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

Stuck? We have tutors online 24/7 who can help you get unstuck.
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes