The most significant characteristic discriminating the children from adults that they show is growth and development continuously. 70% of mental, spiritual, social, physical development of children complete between the ages of 0-6. Development starts in the mother’s womb and continues till the age of maturity. Steps are the same in all children. Rate varies by the child. There is a parallelism between developments in various areas.
Development areas of the children are gross motor, fine motor, personal and social, language and speaking development. Understanding behavioral characteristics of children and their spiritual world is significant for directing their development. Parents should know characteristics of developmental period to educate them properly.