3 Culture and Development
academically because they do not have the love and support at home. Love and support arewhat infants and toddlers essentially need to develop.Children begin learning behaviors such as how to behave in public, how to share andhow to be social with others at a very young age. Children learn from the culture of theirfamily. At an early age parents quickly become role models to infants and toddl
important to instill good behaviors at all times. Parents need to teach their children what theywhat is important so that their children can mimic appropriate behaviors. Understandingbehavior; essentially what is right and wrong is instilled at the beginning of life throughnurturing, love, patience, leadership and problem solving. (Culture and Development, 2012).Exceptional role models are key, in the developmental stages of infants and toddlers.5 Key Practices when working with infants and toddlers from a variety of cultures are:
Have an open mind to each status.
Have learning objectives and toys that will be stimulating to each child.
Create a lesson plan to benefit each child.
Create a safe, loving, nurturing environment to each child.
Treat all students the same.Instilling these five practices in any type of culture will help encourage developmentalskills in infants and toddlers.