- Toys for this group enhance a plentitude of skills, including social play, reasoning, long-term memory, visual perception and classification, listening and communication.
- Kids at this age start needing bigger-sized and/or complex toys, so you’ll find that increase in toy sizes reflected in our offerings.
- A wide array of toys is suitable here, including intricate construction sets, playset, multiplayer games such as dominoes, advance matching games and card games.
Demonstration of Skills
|Fine Motor||Language and Math||Cognitive||Social and Emotional|
|Start to use one hand consistently for fine motor tasks||Vocabulary of 4,000 – 6,000 words||Play with words, imitate and create sounds, and make rhymes||Show some awareness of moral reasoning, such as “fairness”, and good or bad behavior|
|Build things with smaller linking blocks||Interested in written words, letters and numbers.||Matches and sorts objects in a large variety of ways||Enjoy imaginative play with other children, such as dress up or house|
|Point to and name many colors and shapes||Learn to identify a few letters and numbers||Get better at sharing and taking turns with other children|
|Count objects up to 5||Stay with an activity for 11-12 minutes||Enjoy playing games, but might change the rules as he goes|
|Stick with a difficult task for longer period (controlling frustration or anger better)|
|Play games with simple rules|