Developmental milestones are groups of functional skills or age-specific task most kids can do at particular age range. Milestones are used by pediatrician to check how your tyke is developing. Even though each milestone has an age range, the actual age is when a developing tyke hits the milestones can vary quite bit. (Mohammed, 2017).
Physical skills or behavior are developmental milestones seen …show more content…
Some of the changes that they will experience are the growing of hair in the groin area and under the arms. There is also a tendency that they develop a strong odor in their under arms. The shape of a girl's body will change as well as their hips widen and more fats develop. Moreso, a girl's breasts will start to grow during puberty. As they reach adolescence, they also start having their menstruation or monthly period. Boys who are approaching puberty, on the other hand, will notice growth of their testes. Both genders will also grow taller during this transition (Covelli, …show more content…
Therefore, they need an environment that will support these changes. Without a nurturing environment, there is a possibility that a child may suffer delays both in learning and development (questia, n.d.)
Creating numerous establishment skills is viewed as one of the primary milestones in early adolescence. The period is essential for the intellectual, social and enthusiastic improvement of each person. (questia, n.d.)
The ages 11 through 14 years are often referred to as early adolescence. These years are an exciting time of many varied and rapid changes. Your child grows taller and stronger and also starts to feel and think in more mature ways. You may feel amazed as you watch your child begin to turn into an adult. But this can be a confusing time for both kids and parents. Both must get used to the new person the child is becoming (WebMD, n.d.)
From 11 to 14 years old, a tyke develops in four main areas:
Physical development. Adolescence is a time where our body change. A growth spurt normally happens near the time of puberty. Girls begin to start their period and develop breasts. Boys starts growing facial hair. Both girls and boys grow pubic hair. During these years, boys might get lagged behind girls in height but they normally ends up being taller (WebMD,