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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET Contents Preface  xi Acknowledgments  xiii Introduction: Teaching through Quality Care  1 •• How to Use This Curriculum  2 •• Caring for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool Children  7 PART 1: UNDERSTANDING THE NEEDS OF CHILDREN Unit 1: Physical and Motor Development  11 •• •• •• •• Infant Physical and Motor Development  12 Toddler Physical and Motor Development  13 Preschool-Age Physical and Motor Development  14 Physical and Motor Indicators  15 Unit 2: Cognitive Development  19 •• •• •• •• Infant Cognitive Development  19 Toddler Cognitive Development  21 Preschool-Age Cognitive Development  22 Cognitive Indicators  22 Unit 3: Communication and Language Development  27 •• •• •• •• Infant Communication and Language Development  27 Toddler Communication and Language Development  29 Preschool-Age Communication and Language Development  30 Communication and Language Indicators  31 vii COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL