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5 Developmental Milestones: 5 - 6 Years Old

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Social Growth

Traits: Plays with boys and girls, but prefers playmates of the same sex. Plays in groups or one-on-one. Converses during meals. Interested where babies come from. Judges people who don't conform.

 

Advice for Parents: Allow group play. Encourage and respond to conversations started by child. Offer simple and accurate explanations to questions. Teach value of individual differences.