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Introduction to child study Personal Information Name: Jessica Date of Birth: April 2004 Age Now: 4 years & 5 Months Height: 3 ft 6 inch Weight: 2 St 10 lbs Personality Positive Jessica is very confident little girl. She can express her emotions in a very grown up and complex way. She is like a second mum towards her bigger sister Bethany, 9, she imitates actions and phrases used at home to communicate at a more advanced level. She is very a creative child suggesting new ways to decorate the cupcakes we made in visit 1. She is very sociable with the other children that live on her street and generally is a bubbly character and has a network of friends of different ages who call for each other regularly. She came of stabilisers and was very proud of her self and keen to spread the word. She enthusiastically came up to me and said, "Look, Jodie, I've got no little wheels on my bike anymore", and smiled. Negative She can become annoyed when somebody does not let her do something or if someone is generally making her annoyed in some way. ...read more.


There is also a doctors and a developing surgery when operations ca take place and a library and caf´┐Ż will be available there too. There is a 30-second walk to a school, which is right behind her house. There is also a newly build school 3 minutes walk away as well, which has a nursery and playgroup. There is a 5-minute drive to a park where a community centre is available as well. Here she can go to a care group and can join in sports of all kinds. E.g. running, dance and martial arts. She lives on a street so is away from any busy roads where she could get hurt. There is a patch of grass outside her house where he mother can keep an eye on her and there is a large field across the road where she can play all sorts of sports. Physical Development Fine manipulative skills Jessica can hold a pencil in a tripod grasp and moves mostly in an up-down motion. She is a clean little girl, as she always washes her hands after getting them dirty. ...read more.


Emotionally she is a very confident girl and only cry's when she has hurt herself and not for. Negative She is quite cheeky as most children I have met at her age are. She told me one day that her mother was annoying her because she was hovering upstairs and was making aloud noise. She said, "Do you know what, my mummy's really annoying me today", then started shouting to her mom to quieten down. Social Development Jess is very confident and will play with anybody. She is not mean with any other kids, is fair, and shares with others around her. She loves to play mums and dads, and acts like that towards other children. She likes telling them what to do and is really organised when planning a game. When I did my first visit she worked well in a group and did her part making and cleaning up after the cupcakes. Jessica is a sociable person and likes to chat while working, and understands what acceptable behaviour. She can cooperate well and understands the need to work as a team and not individually when unnecessary . ...read more.

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