The Observation Of My Child Observation Essay

1151 Words Nov 8th, 2015 5 Pages
My child observation was done with 3-year-old Abriel, Daughter of my cousin. The observation took place in Ariel’s home where she resides with her mother, father, and great cousin. The house is located on the 3rd floor of an apartment building; the home was decorated well with pictures of the family lining the living room wall. The television was in the center of the living room with an oversized sectional. There are two bedrooms in the home; Abriel shares a room with her great cousin, a female, who is 21 years old. There were not many toys in the home; and all were stored in Ariel’s room. The observation took place on a Saturday afternoon at approximately 2pm and lasted for 6 hours. Her father was at work, and her mother and great cousin were both at home. There were no other children in the home during this time.
Excited to see me Abriel gave me a big hug as soon as I entered the home; she began telling her mother “mom candy is here mom”. I interacted with her briefly and then took out my book explaining to her that I needed to work and that I did not have time to play. She appeared upset as she folded her hands and went over the oversized sectional where she sat down to watch her favorite show. She spent 3 hours watching TV, periodically walking away to use the bathroom by herself, get herself a yogurt, which she opened and fed herself with a spoon, or to interact with her mother and cousin. This demonstrated her control of her motor skills, both gross and fine motor…

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