Making sure that children and young people develop effectively is an important role for all adults that care or work with children and young people.
In this assessment, you will be focusing on the development of young children under the age of three years. It will give you an opportunity to show the importance of meeting the young child’s basic needs and how this can support individual children’s development.
Produce a folder with three sections, which will include the following tasks.
Section 1 – Development of young children
Section 2 – Positive environments
The environment where children play or work can influence their development. Think about a positive environment for young children, and then write:
Section 3 – Providing basic needs
Understand how to support young children’s development by providing for their basic needs.
The role of the adult in providing basic needs of children supports development.
To show understanding of this: