Childhood

2017-07-27T18:18:25+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Unschooling, Juvenile delinquency, Boy, Children's Day, Girl, Kindergarten, International Day of the Girl Child, Baby hatch, Child labour, Child prodigy, Street children, Nocturnal enuresis, Child protection, Child benefit, Coloring book, Preschool, Legitimacy (family law), Child art, Cinderella effect, Growing pains, Child discipline, Parenting styles, War children, Minor (law), Comfort object, Gender schema theory, Child development stages, Child-selling, Childhood obesity, Aliment, Runaway (dependent) flashcards Childhood
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  • Unschooling
    Unschooling is an educational method and philosophy that advocates learner-chosen activities as a primary means for learning.
  • Juvenile delinquency
    Juvenile delinquency, also known as "juvenile offending", is participation in illegal behavior by minors (juveniles, i.e. individuals younger than the statutory age of majority).
  • Boy
    A boy is a young male human, usually a child or adolescent.
  • Children's Day
    Children's Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world to honor children globally.
  • Girl
    A girl is a female human from birth through childhood and adolescence to attainment of adulthood when she becomes a woman.
  • Kindergarten
    A kindergarten (; from German [ˈkɪndɐˌɡaːɐ̯tn̩] , which means literally "garden for the children") is a preschool educational approach traditionally based on playing, singing, practical activities such as drawing, and social interaction as part of the transition from home to school.
  • International Day of the Girl Child
    International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day declared by the United Nations; it is also called the Day of the Girl and the International Day of the Girl.
  • Baby hatch
    A baby hatch or baby box is a place where people (typically mothers) can bring babies, usually newborn, and abandon them anonymously in a safe place to be found and cared for.
  • Child labour
    Child labour refers to the employment of children in any work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school, and that is mentally, physically, socially or morally dangerous and harmful.
  • Child prodigy
    ("Wunderkind" redirects here. For other uses, see Wunderkind (disambiguation).) In psychology research literature, the term child prodigy is defined as a person under the age of ten who produces meaningful output in some domain to the level of an adult expert performer.
  • Street children
    Street children is a term for children experiencing homelessness who are living on the streets of a city, town, or village.
  • Nocturnal enuresis
    Nocturnal enuresis, also called bedwetting, is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder control usually occurs.
  • Child protection
    Child protection refers to the protection of children from violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect.
  • Child benefit
    Child benefit (children's allowance) is a social security payment which is distributed to the parents or guardians of children, teenagers and in some cases, young adults.
  • Coloring book
    A coloring book (or colouring book, or colouring page) is a type of book containing line art to which a reader may add color using crayons, colored pencils, marker pens, paint or other artistic media.
  • Preschool
    A preschool (also nursery school, pre-primary school, kindergarten outside the US and UK) is an educational establishment or learning space offering early childhood education to children between the ages of three and five, prior to the commencement of compulsory education at primary school.
  • Legitimacy (family law)
    Legitimacy, in Western common law, has traditionally referred to the status of a child born to parents who are legally married to each other; and of a child conceived before the parents obtain a legal divorce.
  • Child art
    Child art is the drawings, paintings and other artistic works created by children.
  • Cinderella effect
    In evolutionary psychology, the Cinderella effect is the alleged higher incidence of different forms of child-abuse and mistreatment by stepparents than by biological parents.
  • Growing pains
    Growing pains are pain symptoms relatively common in children ages 3–12.
  • Child discipline
    Child discipline is the methods used to prevent future behavioral problems in children.
  • Parenting styles
    A parenting style is a psychological construct representing standard strategies that parents use in their child rearing.
  • War children
    A war child refers to a child born to a native parent and a parent belonging to a foreign military force (usually an occupying force, but also military personnel stationed at military bases on foreign soil).
  • Minor (law)
    In law, a minor is a person under a certain age—usually the age of majority—which legally demarcates childhood from adulthood.
  • Comfort object
    A comfort object, transitional object, or security blanket is an item used to provide psychological comfort, especially in unusual or unique situations, or at bedtime for small children.
  • Gender schema theory
    Gender schema theory was formally introduced by Sandra Bem in 1981 as a cognitive theory to explain how individuals become gendered in society, and how sex-linked characteristics are maintained and transmitted to other members of a culture.
  • Child development stages
    Child development stages are the theoretical milestones of child development, some of which are asserted in nativist theories.
  • Child-selling
    Child-selling is the practice of selling children, usually by parents, close persons, or subsequent masters or custodians.
  • Childhood obesity
    Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child's health or well-being.
  • Aliment
    Aliment, in Scots law and in other civil systems, is the sum paid or allowance given in respect of the reciprocal obligation of parents and children, husband and wife, grandparents and grandchildren, to contribute to each other's maintenance.
  • Runaway (dependent)
    A runaway is a minor or (depending upon the local jurisdiction) a person under an arbitrary age, who has left their parent or legal guardian without permission, or has been dismissed by their parent and is considered by the local authorities to lack the capacity to live under his or her own accord (the latter is sometimes referred to as a throwaway).