Ch 31: Early Childhood Physical Development

About This Chapter

This chapter will help you to easily review information about early childhood physical development, such as the impact of health on learning in children, through engaging lessons. Short self-assessments will reveal what you remember.

Early Childhood Physical Development - Chapter Summary

This chapter includes lessons that can help jar your memory of early childhood physical development. In these self-paced lessons, you will review subjects like the definition and examples of physical development, fine and gross motor skills development in children, and more. Quickly test your understanding of the concepts by taking brief self-assessments that are located at the conclusion of each lesson. You will also study these subjects:

  • Physical development during early childhood
  • Sensation and perception
  • Impact of health on learning in children

Any questions you have while working through these lessons can be sent straight to the instructors. This chapter is mobile friendly, so you can review the information anytime, anywhere you have Internet access. Also, the quizzes can be printed to take with you for offline study.

6 Lessons in Chapter 31: Early Childhood Physical Development
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples

1. What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples

Everyone grows and changes throughout their lives. In this lesson, we'll look at some important times in physical development, including childhood and old age, and how physical development contributes to other types of development.

Physical Development in Early Childhood

2. Physical Development in Early Childhood

Between the ages of two and seven, children grow and develop dramatically. Watch this lesson to look at some of the physical developments in early childhood, including balance, fine motor coordination and brain development.

What Are Fine Motor Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Examples

3. What Are Fine Motor Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Examples

Think of toddlers at a daycare, or the young actors in the movie 'The Kindergarten Cop.' What comes to mind? Is it small children doing arts and crafts or possibly running around with scissors? These are examples of fine motor skills, which children should develop around this age.

What Are Gross Motor Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Examples

4. What Are Gross Motor Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Examples

Gross motor skills allow children to control those body movements that require the use of large muscles in the legs, arms, and torso. Learn more about gross motor skills from examples and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Intro to Sensation and Perception

5. Intro to Sensation and Perception

What is the difference between sensation and perception, and how do they work? You'll get to see how the mind handles and differentiates between multiple sensations in this introduction.

How Health Influences Learning in Children

6. How Health Influences Learning in Children

This lesson highlights several common issues that impact health and learning in children. Following the lesson is a short quiz to test what you have learned.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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