The Physical Development Of Ayden Essay

771 Words Feb 24th, 2016 4 Pages
Physical Development
I had observed Ayden’s physical development as well as his physical appearance. His physical appearance is that he weighs around 37 pounds and he is 3 feet tall. I had watch Ayden for a minimum of three hours. When I wanted to focus on Ayden physical development my first example was to do some arts in crafts with him. I got construction paper and some crayons to see if Ayden can draw straight lines. I had placed the crayons on the table for Ayden to use. He picks up a blue crayon and began to scribble instead of draw a straight line. Even though Ayden could not draw in a straight line he could still hold the crayon in his hand which is a result of using fine motor skill. My second example is when I had took away one of Aydens toys he thought it would be ok to kick and punch me, which was a result of using gross motor skills. Another example of Ayden using gross motor skills was when he was watching Mickey’s Mouse Club House he would sing, dance and jump to the theme song of the show. Cognitive Development The first example was when I was playing with Ayden electric toy monster truck when I had made the truck go behind the couch to see if Ayden would know if it was gone. Ayden walked behind the couch and pointed at the monster truck. This was related to Piaget’s sensorimotor stage 6 “Beginnings of Thought”. (Feldman, 2014). The reason why it was related to Piaget’s stage 6 because, he did not see the monster truck since…

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