The curiosity and independence are two of the main characteristics of two-year-old children. Now, children are active explorers of their environment, because when independence takes its toll on them, they want to carry out activities on their own, and they will succeed thanks to their persistence an
The curiosity and independence are two of the main characteristics of two-year-old children. Now, children are active explorers of their environment, because when independence takes its toll on them, they want to carry out activities on their own, and they will succeed thanks to their persistence and their desire to discover the world.
Here is a summary of all the skills acquired by two-year-old children.
Development of the two-year-old baby: the 'explorer'
It must be borne in mind that within evolutionary development, we have to mention the different areas that comprise it: sensory motor, cognitive, language and emotional / social affective area .Based on these areas of development, the different learning areas en have been elaborated in Infant Education, dividing it as follows: Self-knowledge and personal autonomy, Knowledge of the environment, Communication and representation .These are some of the things that children learn with two years within these areas of learning: Los - Two-year-olds learn to recognize their own image and that of others
. Identify the parts of the face, such as the eyes, nose, and mouth, and the body, such as the head, arms, hands, legs, among others, and point to them and name them through fun games. They also start to identify themselves sexually, you know if they are boys or girls. - It is a stage in which at motor leveltheir movements are still very rough
, and they have barely acquired the manual clamp, but it is a good moment to start working fine motor skills. -Learn
habits ofhealthy living , such as washing hands, resting after each activity, eating-related habits such as using the spoon, eating solids and chewing. - If there is something that marks the time of the two years, this is for thetoilet training
. - Their game is more and more elaborated, they begin to accept and understand the norms of them, to share the toys, to move in order. And to say hello and goodbye, as well as to listen to the companions.- Although their space-time conception is still very poor, they do begin to acquire some basic spatial notions related to their own body, objects and actions, day - night, as well as the passing of the seasons.
- With one year we started learning the primary colors, because little by little we will introduce more colors to those already learned, red, blue, yellow and green. Ya - They already comprise logical series of two elements and an attribute, such as shape, discriminates and compares objects according to their shape, size and color. We develop
logical thinking , visual attention and the ability to relate. -
And in the language there is a great verbal explosion
, much earlier in the girls than in the boys, acquiring a good pronunciation, intonation and structuring of simple sentences. They understand how a conversation works, learning to wait their turns, listen and look at others. As you can see, it is a stage very rich in acquisitions and learning for children por, that is why it will provide adequate and rich stimuli, guaranteeing the correct development of children in this great stage of their life.