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Preschooler's Growth and Development (4 Years, 8-Month-Old)


Play sessions and bonding with the preschooler help in her development. Find out simple ways through which you can aid in her growth and development.


You need to remember that there is no child like the one you have. She is unique in her own way and cannot be compared with anyone. Every child follows a complex path and predictable way to development. There are many factors that influence her growth and developments. The information provided here will help you understand if your “wide expectations” from your little one is logical or not. However, you need to keep in mind that your little one has a unique personality and shall develop at a comfortable pace.


Learning Skills in Preschoolers


When you think of her learning skills, you may expect her to gain more self control and originality.
  • You will find her having fun with her make belief games. She shall be able to hold on to her imaginations for longer periods now.

  • You will be amazed to see her ability to take up new and challenging tasks. In fact you must offer her plenty of opportunity to try new things now.

  • She will grow more self reliant now and shall start taking independent decisions.

Development of Language Skills in Preschoolers

Her communication skills are improving every day. She shall begin communicating with you with compound and more complex sentences. While pronunciation errors are common, she shall soon outgrow them with time. Here we shall take a look at some of her other developments.
  1. She shall now be able to follow multiple directions you offer. You may also find her trying to explain different things to you now.

  2. If the topic of discussion is not of her interest in a conversation, you may find her quick to change topics.

  3. She shall improve while sharing per personal information with you. Make sure you listen to her patiently. 

  4. She shall learn to apply logical thinking for solving her problems. Additionally, she shall also be able to compare the small with the big, the light with the heavy and so on. She can also identify the difference between a square, a circle and a rectangle.
These are in fact some wonderful ways to bond with her.


Developing Writing Skills in Preschoolers


She shall slowly learn to write and recognise the alphabets in the environment around her. With time she shall also be able to link letters with the similar sounds. She shall be able to write legible letters now. She also knows that writing starts from the left and ends at the right. You will also find her following the pattern of writing from the top of a page to reach the bottom.


Play Sessions for Preschoolers


Your little one shall love hopping around, dancing, galloping and marching around now. She has also sharpened her skills for throwing, kicking or catching a ball. With development of her eye-hand coordination, she shall show interest in puzzles.

You will see her observing a new game with rapt attention. Her ability to explore shall help her differentiate the reality from fantasy. She shall make her own observations, look for information, and look for different patterns and explanations.


Emotional Development of Preschoolers

She may no longer react the same way she used to in different situations. She has mastered the art of managing her emotions well now. She can now speak out her feelings to you. With progress in her social development, she shall be able to interact well with her friends and engage in more games. She shall be better equipped to resolve her conflicts well.
If she can learn a song, she can memorize it well now. She will also love to move with rhythm of the songs. So, enjoy watching her exploring her world!


How to help preschoolers develop emotionally? How to boost learning skills in preschoolers? How can parents aid in development of language skills in preschoolers? Discuss here.

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