Preschool Child Development Milestones Educational and Parenting Articles

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Examines the progression of emotional development in children ages 3-5, including the expression of extreme emotions.
More and more classrooms are including children with disabilities in general education classrooms. Find out what you need to know about inclusion.
Examines the relationship of theory to social play including cognitive-developmental theory, psychosocial theory, and sociocultural theory.
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.
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.
Provides a list of what research and theory has documented the value of music to be in young children’s growth and learning including its impact on cognitive
Read about how preschoolers are developing a sense of self and how a classroom environment can support the healthy and positive development of this concept.
Learn behaviors that can be expected from preschool age children in an academic environment and how to structure activities to meet their developmental level.
Summarizes the cognitive growth in preschool children including symbolic thought, memory skills, reasoning abilities, time and perspective taking.
What materials can your preschool or kindergarten-aged child play with that will help nurture their cognitive development?
Learn ways you can provide opportunities for your child in preschool to develop oral comprehension and written language skills.
Discusses the considerable growth in the area of physical development that three to five year olds experience including growth in both fine and gross motor
Summarizes how preschoolers will refine and develop abilities in their gross-motor, fine-motor, and perceptual-motor skills.
Outlines various types of tests to evaluate development and detect problems including screening, diagnostic, language, and achievement tests.
Breastfeeding's often touted as a blissful bonding experience for mama and baby, but the reality is often more complicated than expected. Avoid and treat these common nursing problems with these tips.
Characteristics of social play are discussed to include variations in the development of social play, sociodramatic play, and play as expression of feelings.
Summarizes the four phases of developmental progression that children experience during the acquisition of motor skills.
Provides a description of six assessments commonly used in the preschool years to evaluate young children's language development.
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