Developmental Milestones Ages 3 to 5 Educational and Parenting Articles

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The foundation for mathematics learning starts early, building on the curiosity and enthusiasm of young children and grows naturally from their experiences.
Discusses when children develop self-regulation skills (the ability to control behavior, emotions and thoughts) and the importance of acquiring these skills.
Read about the rapid language development in ages 3-5, from a 3 year old's constant questioning to a 5 year old's sophisticated sentence structure.
Examines the relationship of theory to social play including cognitive-developmental theory, psychosocial theory, and sociocultural theory.
Describes the preoperational stage of development as defined by Piaget and provides an overview of the egocentric nature of children's behavior at this level.
Summarizes several behavior problems that typically occur among preschoolers during their development, including eating, sleeping and elimination problems.
Kids develop at different rates, one child might be ready to tango while another is learning to walk.  Here's a guide to some common childhood milestones.
As adults, we often feel it's too difficult to learn a new language, but for kids, it's easy. Here's how to get bilingual in an increasingly global society.
Struggling with a thumbsucker?  Here's a guide to understanding the behavior and expert advice on how to wean your child away from it.
Guidelines for typical development for four-year-old preschooler along with parenting strategies and advice.
I have noticed that lately my four-year-old son will not do anything that requires him to be away from me. Is there something wrong with him? What can I do?
Describes the advancement in children√Ęs ability to understand mathematics in preschool. Topics include number sense, geometric thinking and measurement.
Children learn to develop an awareness of feelings when adults serve as role models, expressing their own feelings in words and teaching a feelings vocabulary.
Examines the progression of emotional development in children ages 3-5, including the expression of extreme emotions.
Highlights aspects of preschool social development like parallel play, negotiating social skills, friendships, and understanding how behavior impacts others.
In addition to an awareness of their own emotions, children need the ability to recognize the cues reflecting the emotions of others.
Learn ways you can provide opportunities for your child in preschool to develop oral comprehension and written language skills.
Find nine suggestions of how adults can encourage physical play in preschool children, including providing daily opportunities to engage in motor play.
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