It has been often stated that the peak of curiosity occurs in toddlerhood. Just watch the tireless exploration of toddlers (children between 12-36 months), and you will be convinced that toddlers are like little scientists on the move, observing and taking in everything!
Toddlers are busy because their physical development enables them to fulfill their curiosity about the world around them! They need freedom to move and experience the skills they are beginning to possess. In this course, we will review key aspects of toddler physical development and you will see why the energy level of toddlers seems never-ending.
Course Learning Objectives:
As a participant in this course, you will be able to:
- List at least two milestones of typical toddler physical development at ages 18-24 months and 24-36 months.
- Identify the importance of brain development and motor development experiences in advancing physical development in toddlers.
- Describe two other areas that influence physical development in toddlers, including toileting abilities.