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What is Developmentally Appropriate?

Posted by Brecklyn Petrinovich on

This is a term used to describe expectations for children that fit their stage of life. Are you asking a two year old to sit and draw with a crayon for 30 minutes? Of course not, because that is not developmentally appropriate. But giving a two-year-old a stick of chalk and letting them scribble on the ground, walk around, and come back to scribble more is very developmentally appropriate. Each stage of development has its own increased level of ability, and each child will have their own expectations, suited to their own abilities.  Here at Bubbles & Chalk this is...

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