Content tagged "cognitive development"

What Child Care Providers Can Expect in Infants' Thinking and Language Development

Child Care Updated: October 02, 2015

Long before they can talk, babies are developing thinking skills. As a child care provider, you probably know that most babies put objects in their mouths....

What Child Care Providers Can Expect in Preschoolers' Thinking and Language Development

Child Care Updated: October 01, 2015

During the preschool years, children develop new thinking skills and become competent at using language to communicate. These newly developed thinking and...

What Child Care Providers Can Expect in the Thinking and Language Development of 6 - 8 Year Olds

Child Care Updated: September 27, 2015

As children begin elementary school, they also show important advances in both thinking and language skills. They become better at logical thinking and...

What Child Care Providers Can Expect in Toddlers' Thinking and Language Development

Child Care Updated: September 26, 2015

Toddlers' thinking and language skills change so quickly between 12 and 36 months. Children go from being able to say a few words to using complete...

Thinking, Learning, and Language Development in Child Care

Child Care Updated: September 24, 2015

As young children grow, they learn different ways to process information from the world around them, and their thinking skills are very different at...

Unique Thinking Skills in Preschool-age Children

Child Care Updated: September 14, 2015

As most child care providers know, young children aren’t just "miniature adults." Preschool-age children actually think about the world from a very different...

Ages and Stages in Child Care

Child Care Updated: September 14, 2015

Children of different ages need different types of care and nurturing. Quality child care programs help children grow in all areas of development: physical,...

Creative Art Helps Children Develop across Many Domains

Child Care Updated: August 31, 2015

Creative art activities can help children in all areas of development. Child care providers should plan creative activities with the child’s overall...

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