Helping Your Child Grow: A Complete Parent Guide for Children Birth to Three Years (featured below); This guide, created by the State of Tennessee, is based on research about process, sequences, and long term consequences and benefits of early learning and development. Each section addresses the following areas of learning:
Social/Emotional – The ability to develop relationships with others, to develop self awareness and self-confidence, and to understand and cope with feelings.
Physical – Development of Fine (small) and Gross (large) Motor Skills. The ability to move large and small muscles.
Cognitive – Gaining knowledge, learning to reason, and solving problems in daily life.
Speech and Language – Talking, listening, reading, writing, and singing are all creative ways to build speech and language.