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Preschooler Development Complete DVD Set
Product Number: WA28171
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Grades 9 and up.
Detailed, entertaining, and informative looks into the world of preschoolers. Using footage of preschoolers, dynamic graphics, and interviews with teachers and caregivers, these programs deliver detailed overviews of physical, cognitive, and social and emotional development of preschoolers. Includes one of each DVD listed below. Copyright 2008.
Physical Development - Viewers will learn the physical characteristics of preschoolers, how gross and fine motor skills are developed, and the physical milestones that most children reach during this stage. Takes a look at the natural activities children are drawn to that help their physical development and strategies to encourage these activities. Also covers physical challenges that some children have, activity modifications to help children with physical challenges, and why good nutrition and the proper amount of sleep are crucial at this age. 21 minutes.
Cognitive Development - Shows how the brain grows neural bridges and strengthens a child’s intellect, widely studied developmental theories of cognitive development and how to encourage it, and characteristics of preoperational thought. Covers areas of language development, how children use symbolic thought, and how
theory of the mind helps preschoolers understand what the mind is and how it works. Also demonstrates teaching methods to guide preschoolers to higher-order thinking skills. 24 minutes.
Social and Emotional Development - Presents the skill set that makes up social and emotional development, the value of encouraging creativity and risk taking, activities that foster initiative and positive self-esteem, how culture and gender affect development, levels of social participation, examples of pro-social and antisocial behaviors, and ways caregivers can develop skills. 23 minutes.