- Your socially developing preschooler is further developing his/her cognitive skills with advanced matching and grouping, memory skills, story-telling and creativity.
- Creative playset toys at this age stimulate socio-emotional skills via imagination and role playing.
- Building constructions with small blocks, stringing beads, enhanced pincer grip and managing buttons are excellent activities for this age to advance fine-motor skills
- Advanced language and logical mathematical intelligence develops at this age using complex shapes and sizes, sequencing and measuring time
Demonstration of Skills
|Fine Motor||Language and Math||Cognitive||Social and Emotional|
|Build a tower of 9-10 small blocks||Has a vocabulary of 900 or more words||Be able to sort and match things||Share toys, taking turns with help|
|Use play dough to make balls, snakes, cookies, etc.||Follow a 3 part command||Sort by size, size, color, shape, etc.||Has real friendships and understands the causes of feelings|
|Build things with large linking blocks||Name one color||Identify parts of a whole, such as the wheel of the car||Initiate or join in play with other children and make up games|
|String beads, Manage buttons||Is developing number concepts – can give you 1, more, or all of something||Have a basic understanding of time, know the difference between past and present||Follow simple rules in games, but will always want to win|
|Count objects, even if they don’t have all the numbers correct.||Play with an activity for a longer stretch of time (5-15 minutes)||Show more independence|