Awareness of mid range sounds develops first.
High rang and low range awareness
Ear infections can be a health problem.
Left untreated can cause permanent hearing.
The eustachian tube, which connects the middle ear to the throat, has changed positions.
This change helps prevent bacteria and fluids from moving from the mouth and ear.
they can see an object with both eyes at the same time.
Their ability to focus improves.
many preschool children are somewhat farsighted.
Nearsighted is the most common vision problem.
estimated as many as 25 percent of children will need their vision corrected by the end of school years.
its important that children's vision be checked regularly to detect any problems.
1st and 2nd usually become toothless smiles
lower an upper teeth fall out first
by 12, all 20 primary teeth will be gone
gradually the facial bones will grow
tooth loss can be come self-conscious
calling attention to the change may be uncomfortable
a common problem is tooth decay
you should promote good dental health
brush your teeth witht he children after snack
eat a well balanced diet
avoid high sugar foods
encourage parents to take their children to the dentist
if you weight 20% more than other kids
affects 25% of school-age kids
can become serious impact on a childs emotional health
often teased and ridiculed by other peers
may have fewer friends
last to be selected for groups
may lack self-esteem
may have overweight parents
may be inherited
environment can be a contributing factor.
the child will over eat if family members do to
childrens eating habits can come from abuse, divorce
need to be shown what portions to eat
encouraged to exercise more
need help overcoming emotional problems