Social development is about improving the well-being of every individual in society so they can reach their full potential. The success of society is linked to the well-being of each and every citizen. Social development means investing in people. ... Their families will also do well and the whole of society will benefit.
Children learn social skills very early in life that determine their social competence. For example, babies make eye contact, imitate facial expressions, and respond to voices. As children age, they interact more with other children and adults, which helps them to learn additional social skills.
We at PlaySafeLearning we understand the importance of social development. All of our dedicated Educators strive to work in partnerships with families to support children’s and family’s social development. In all age groups Educators strive to further children’s social development by;
Loving your child and show their affection for them. Hugging, cuddling, reading, and talk with them throughout the day.
Encouraging children to try new things
Giving children opportunities to play with other children their age.
Show our feelings
By having established daily routines.
Acknowledging your child's feelings.
What is social development you might ask?
Social development refers to the process by which a child learns to interact with others around them. As they develop and perceive their own individuality within their community, they also gain skills to communicate with other people and process their actions.