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Vocabulary

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Vocabulary
Childcare word list
Do you work in childcare, or do you have children who attend nursery? Hereare some of the most common words used in childcare related jobs, plus whatthey mean.You might find it useful to print this list and keep it with you when you are atwork, or use it to practise your spelling.
Useful wordsMeaning
absencenon attendance (noun)
Kirsty's frequent 
absence
from work had been noted 
.acceptablesatisfactory, suitable (adjective)
Hitting other children isn't 
acceptable
behaviour 
.accidentmishap, something that wasn't meant to happen (noun)
Don't worry about it Ziad, it was an
accident 
.accidentalunintentional, unplanned (adjective)
The teacher didn't know if the broken vase had been
accidental 
, or if George had done it on purpose
.agitatednervous, restless (adjective)
 Amy seemed very 
agitated 
so the staff tried to calm her down
.appropriatesuitable, acceptable (adjective)
When painting with small children, make sure you are wearing 
appropriate
clothing 
.attendancepresence (noun)
Sita's
attendance
at school is very bad this term
.babyinfant (noun)
 A normal, healthy 
baby 
cries between one and three hours per day 
.baby'sbelonging to one baby
Your 
baby's
cry is designed to affect you 
.babiesplural of 'baby' - more than one infant (noun)
Newborn
babies
don't know the difference between night and day 
.babies'belonging to more than one baby
Resources for all infants aged between 3 and 6 months canbe found in the
babies' 
room
.behaviourmanners, performance, the way somebody acts (noun)
Bad 
behaviour 
towards other children or staff will not betolerated 
.behaviouraladjective relating to behaviou
 
Useful wordsMeaning
Derek has
behavioural 
problems
.CACHECouncil for Awards in Children's Care and Education (noun)
CACHE 
was formed from the merger of the NNEB (National Nursery Examination Board) and CEYA (Council for Early Years Awards) in 1994
.childyoungster, kid (noun)
This environment is very 
child 
-friendly 
.child'sbelonging to a child
That 
child's
mother never picks him up on time
.childmindera person who looks after children, normally in his or her home(noun)
I'm late, I have to pick Chi up from the
childminder 
by 6pm
.childrenmore than one child (noun)
The
children
can have their tea in the kitchen
.children'sbelonging to more than one child
Where did you put the
children's
coats
?cleanlinesshygiene, being clean (noun)
The nursery showed a high level of 
cleanliness
.communicationinteraction, sharing information (noun)
Ben has very advanced 
communication
skills for his age
.co-operativehelpful, supportive (adjective)
Gina's always very 
co-operative
when you want to get her dressed 
.co-ordinationbringing together, synchronisation (noun)
Lila has excellent 
co-ordination
skills; she can dress herself and can even do up her own shoes
.cota small bed for a baby (noun)
I am giving my sister my old 
cot 
for her new baby 
.creativeimaginative, artistic (adjective)
 Andrew is a very 
creative
child. His paintings are excellent 
.deputysecond-in-command (noun)
I'm afraid that the nursery manager is out. Would you like tospeak to the
deputy 
manager 
?developexpand, increase, grow (verb)
I would really like to
develop
my childcare skills
.developmentthe process of expanding, increasing and growing (noun)
Your child's musical 
development 
has really come on thisterm
.diarrhoeastomach upset that causes you to go to the toilet morefrequently
 
Useful wordsMeaning
Please do not bring children to nursery if they have any symptoms of 
diarrhoea
or sickness
.environmentsurroundings (noun)
Think about baby proofing your home even before your baby becomes mobile; babies need a safe
environment 
.equipmenttools, apparatus (noun)
This nursery has lots of play 
equipment 
.experientialpractical, observed (adjective)
Experiential 
learning recognises learning that results fromwork or life experience, as opposed to a taught course
.formuladried milk given to babies and young children
If you are using 
formula
(as opposed to expressed breastmilk) for your baby, you need to choose a recognised infant 
formula
.hygienecleanliness, being very clean and safe (noun)
Hygiene
is very important when dealing with babies' feeding bottles
.implementexecute, to put into practice (verb)
The school has now 
implemented 
a policy of no chips at lunchtime
.informtell, notify (verb)
 All parents need to be
informed 
about what their child haseaten during the day and how much they have slept 
.injureto wound, to hurt (verb)
Candace
injured 
her arm today when she ran into the door 
.injurieswounds (noun)
Richard's
injuries
aren't serious, he just has some bruising 
.intellectualrational, logical, using your brain to understand things
 Alex's
intellectual 
development is very good for his age
.interactioncommunication between people (noun)
There is a need for greater 
interaction
between the school and parents
.languagea system of communication, spoken, written and visual (noun)
When your baby is a little older, talk about everything as thishelps
language
development 
.learningthe process of getting education, wisdom (noun)
This is a new method for language
learning 
.maintenancekeeping something in good order (noun)
This house needs a lot of 
maintenance
.manualphysical (adjective)

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