This course is designed to provide an understanding of the developmental stages of children six weeks through age two by participating in hands-on learning experiences in selected child care settings. Students will develop an awareness of appropriate adult/child interaction while developing positive employee skills. Basic skills in planning and implementing a daily routine and curriculum activities for infants and toddlers are also presented. Students are required to complete a minimum of 90 clock hours of practical work experience. Attendance at discussion orientation sessions is required. A nominal fee will be assessed for liability insurance coverage.