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Tuesday 26 March 2019
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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My Child’s Development:
How Can I Help?

Personal, Emotional and Social Development

Share pictures and tell me the names of special grown ups.

Let me look in the mirror

Give me my special toy when I am sad


Read to me

Sing to Me

Tell me the names of things

Hold my hands and do actions to songs

Physical Development

Let me splash my hands and feet in water

Let me push a buggy or trike

Put my toys around the room so I can move to get them

Let me play with play-doh and feel the texture of things

Let me use my hands and a spoon when eating.

8 – 20 Months


Sing number rhymes to me

Let me explore items of different shapes and balls that roll.


Let me hold books as you read to me

Talk about pictures in the book

Let me make marks with crayons

Expressive Arts and Design

Let me make marks using my hands and my feet with paint

Let me play with items such as boxes and scarfs to see what I can do with them!

Lets make sock puppets.

Understanding the world

Introduce me to different people

Play hide and seek with me and my toys.