The regime of the child's day from 1 to 1.5 years

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Last reviewed: 11.04.2020

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A child of one and a half year old will be less sick and tired if you pick the right routine for him and observe it. This regime is the basis of a healthy upbringing of the child. During this age period, the child's nervous system is very unstable, so he needs to pay as much attention as possible. It is important for parents to know that a child of one and a half and three years old must live according to different regimes of sleep and activity. During this period it is necessary to practice three different regimes of the day. We represent the regime of the day for a one-year-and-a-half-year-old child.

The regime of the child's day from 1 to 1.5 years

The best regime of the day

It will be considered optimal if the schedule of the child's day is drawn up so that it coincides with its natural needs. If a child sleeps at 1 pm in the afternoon, then the daytime sleep in the mode of the day is best planned for this time. If you drastically change the habits of the child, his nervous system will suffer, and benefits such a regime of the day will not bring. Therefore, the regime of the day for a child aged 1-1.5 years should be as soft as possible. Parents can judge about the success of their regime on a good mood and good health of the child.

The best mode of the day is the one that teaches the child to order, organizes his leisure time. Then the child will be much easier to get used to kindergarten and school.

If you do not observe the regime of the day

If the parents are illogical in observing the children's regime of the day, then they force the child to observe it, then they let everything go by themselves, this negatively affects the baby's nervous system. He can have such health problems.

  • Capriciousness, irritability, nervousness
  • Fast fatiguability
  • Differences of activity and rest
  • Mood swings
  • Lack of sleep, poor sleep
  • Poor appetite
  • Insufficient information assimilation
  • Unwillingness to clean up after themselves, to help or assist mum

Age features of the child 1-1,5 years old

When a child turns a year old, he begins to develop more rapidly than before. And at the same time the child at this age still has many inconsistencies. Physically the child is not yet able to withstand without sleep the whole day, he quickly becomes tired. At the same time, the child loves a lot and actively jogging, jumping, however, very soon gets tired and needs rest. Coordination of the child's movements is still insufficient, despite the fact that he wants to play for a long time and a lot.

A child at this age can fulfill the request of an adult to bring something or give, the active vocabulary begins to expand rapidly. The child at this age throws a pacifier, starts to eat a spoon. However, a lot of sheds while doing this.

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Sleep of the child 1-1,5 years old

Daytime sleep in the schedule of a child of this age should be planned twice. The first time a child should sleep from two to 2.5 hours, and the second time - up to two hours.

That the child normally falls asleep, for half an hour before this it is necessary to stop active games. Ideally, if an infant walks with his mother in fresh air an hour before bedtime. So his nervous system will calm down, blood flow becomes active, blood will be saturated with oxygen. It is very important that every day the sleep schedule, like the other actions of the child, be planned at the same time. So the child develops habits, conditioned reflexes, which will allow him to follow the schedule in the future, not to knock down the sleep and activity regime.

When you teach a child to go to bed at the same time, he needs to be awakened at the same time. True, it is permissible to "overdo" the baby for 15 minutes or to wake him up a quarter of an hour earlier, if it is convenient for the child. After sleep, you need to start teaching the child to dress on their own, helping him and showing how it is done. At the same time you need to show your baby clothes and call her.

A dream in summer is good in the fresh air. In the cold season before you put the child to bed for 1-1,5 years, you need to thoroughly ventilate the room. But in a draft, the baby should not sleep - it will get sick.

How many times to feed a child aged 1-1.5 years?

Feeding should not be less than four times a day. Between the feedings should take about 3-4 hours. After feeding, the baby should take a walk. And then you can get enough sleep, and after a nap, the child is fed again. With this mode of the day, the child grows well and develops. After sleeping and eating, the child is calm, well played, not capricious, his nervous system is calmer, than those children who do not get enough sleep and are malnourished.

When you feed a child from a spoon and teach him to use this device on his own, you can apply a little trick. If the child does not get to eat from a spoon, you must first put a thick food in it, and then, when everything starts to work, you can scoop up a spoon and a liquid: soup, kissel. Do not overexert the child: let them learn quite a bit, 3-4 spoonfuls are enough, and then the father or mother will finish the baby. At the end of feeding, you can apply a bonus for the baby - allow him to eat himself with a spoon, when there is very little food left.

Child's activity 1-1,5 years throughout the day

As we have already figured out, sleep of crumbs during the day accounts for about 4-4.5 hours. The same amount of time is necessary for the period of activity. Changing the mode of the day, that is, reducing the period of sleep or the period of activity should not be done, because this can affect the health of the child is undesirable. A child may suffer from increased fatigue or, conversely, lethargy.

To the child's activity throughout the day was more diverse, it is necessary to include in the regime of the day, bathing and developing games. Books, bright toys, pyramids, cubes are a very good way to diversify the period of the wakefulness of a child aged 1-1.5 years.

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Walk a one-year-old child, too, should be given at least two times a day. Fresh air has a very good effect on the health of the child. This walk should last at least one and a half hours, and in the summer - up to two hours, if the weather is good.

Bathing and tempering

Before noon, you need to bathe your child. If not bathing - then wiping, it is also very useful for hardening. First, wipe the child's hands, then the chest, then the legs, then the back. The water temperature should not be above 35 degrees Celsius. To temper the baby at the age of one and a half years, you can gradually reduce the temperature of the water. Once a week or five days during bathing and wiping reduce the water temperature by 5 degrees, as a result, the water temperature remains 24 degrees. Do not give up hardening - it greatly strengthens the nervous, immune and respiratory system of the child.

How to properly dress a child in 1-1,5 years old?

The clothes of such a child should be free and preferably - of natural materials. Clothes will absorb moisture well, protect the child from hypothermia and heat and allow him to run and jump freely. Therefore, clothes should be equipped with a minimum of bandages and ribbons - they can damage the child.

What should a child learn 1-1,5 years?

Necessarily need at this age to teach the baby to wash the handles, to clean the teeth, to use a spoon, napkin, pot. 

The regime of the child's day from 1 to 1.5 years

Kind of activity Time
Feeding 7.30, 12.00, 16.30, 20.00
Waking 7.00 - 10.00, 12.00 - 15.30, 16.30 - 20.30
Sleep The first dream - 10.00 - 12.00, the second - 15.30 - 16.30, the night sleep - 20.30 - 07.00
stroll after lunch and afternoon snack
Bathing 19.00

The regime of the child's day will benefit him if the parents are firm and sensitive in approaching the child.

It is important to know!

A pediatrician is a doctor who accompanies children under the age of 15 who follows their development to adolescence. The pediatrician is the main adviser to the child and mother. He can teach his mother to identify disturbing signals. The pediatrician assesses the development of the child and his subsequent readiness to enter the school. Read more..

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