Section 1 Introduction - When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. (1 Corinthians 13:11, NIV)
Many exciting developmental changes come with the preschool years, also known as the play years. With advances in motor skills and attention span children in this stage of development engage in their environment in increasingly creative and imaginative ways. In this section you will learn the norms for physical growth, brain changes, and cognitive processes that are integral to this stage of life. Also discussed are the topics of neglect and maltreatment.