Part of Course: Child and Adolescent Development Model
Unit Overview / Details
This unit includes an overview of the stages of play, toy selection and safety, development as affected through play, electronic games and the internet and their effects on development.
Instructional Hours: 15
- 15 Hours
Consumer and Family Studies (CFS) Standards Detail
Students understand the value and methods of providing infants,
adolescents with play and developmentally appropriate learning activities.
5.1 Identify and describe the purposes of play and learning activities to the
physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of children and
adolescents. (ECDFS – F10.5.1)
5.2 Identify factors to consider when selecting, purchasing, or creating play
and learning materials that are developmentally appropriate for children.
5.3 Evaluate facilities, equipment, and materials for their contribution to a child’s
5.4 Analyze how the attainment of self-help skills such as hygiene, dressing, food
preparation, and household chores contribute to a child’s learning and self-
5.5 Describe and analyze strategies, equipment, and techniques for helping children
Students will identify safe and developmentally appropriate toys and play materials for children at identified ages. They will describe the best use of these for children. at those ages.