Watch a complete guide to physical development through the first year. This pictorial guide with it’s myriad of absorbing sequences brings many of the characters to life. Children everywhere seem to pass through the same sequences of development, and although children are all unique, a sound understanding of typical patterns and time scales will give you an understanding of how best to promote individual children’s future holistic development.
The selection of sequences filmed during this rapid period of development, starts with the newborn and gives examples for every 3 month stage until the children reach 12 months. Information about each stage is shown on the screen before each of the 46 examples. You will be able to observe, in detail, the following aspects of physical development:
Primitive reflexes – Gross motor skills – Fine motor skills – Vision