Preschooler's Growth and Development (4 Years, 5-Month-Old)
Boostwholesome developmentofyourchildwithpositiveencouragements.Readonthe parenting tipsfortakingcareofyourlittle champion.You havebeenwatchingyourlittleonegrowanddevelopsincethetimeshe was born.Youkeptanoteofherheightandweight,maintainedadiaryto notewhen shecrawled,walkedandranfirst.Lookingbackatthosedaysreminds youofso manymilestones she hasattainedsofar.Nowthatsheisinherearlyschoollife,youcan expectplentyofotherchangescomingup.Thisisthe time whensheshallperfectherthinkingabilities,languageskills,social developmentskills,motor skillsandemotions.Youareactuallybetterpreparedwhenyou know whatiscomingupnext.Properknowledgeshallalsohelpyouknow whethershe isontherighttrack.Herearediscussedsomeofthemilestonesthat youcan expecthertoattainthismonth.DevelopmentofGrossMotor SkillsYoumayfindherrunningatease now.Shecannowstopwhenshewantsorturnaroundwithouttrippingor falling.Youwillfindherengagingin somersaultsandjumpingona foot.Shecancontrolaballwellnow. Youwillfindherthrowing,catchingorbouncingitatease now.Shemaystillrequireyour assistancetocombherhair,brushherteeth or putonherclothes.Shemaybeabletoperformtheseskillsbutmaynot be abletodothemperfectly.DevelopmentofFineMotor SkillsYouwillfindhereagertocopy squaresandcrosses.Shecannowprintletters easily.Shecannowusethescissorsto cutthroughastraight line.Shewillloveusingtheutensils ontableskilfully.ThinkingAbilityandLanguage DevelopmentShehasnowa stockof 1500wordsinhervocabulary.Youwillfindherspeaking complex sentencesatease.Apartfromunderstandingyourwords,sheshallalso beabletounderstandthemeaningyouaretryingto convey.She shallslowlybeabletounderstandthedifferencebetweenrealityand the fantasy.Youcanexpecthertounderstandconcepts like big-small,light-heavy,andbehind-frontandsoon.Sheshallalsobe awareof spacesandnumbers.Youcanexpecthertothinkmore logicallythanbefore.Sheshallstartunderstandingsymbolsand picturesand matchthemwithrealobjects.Shecanunderstandpatternofdifferent objects suchasanimals,softitemsandroundthings.Shecan now differentiatebetweenthepresent,futureandthepast.However,donot expect hertounderstandconceptslikedurationoftime now.ParentingTipsforRaising PreschoolersThisisthetime when yourlittleoneshalllovetryingnewwordsandactivities.Needlessto say, youareonyourtoesthroughouttheday.Herearesomehelpfulparenting tips thatyoucankeepinmindwhiletakingcareofyourlittle champion.Sheshallcraveforyourapproval now.Makesuretoofferherlotsofpositive encouragements.Youcanhelpherdevelop understandingoftimewithanalogueclocksand calendars.Playingwordgamescanbea wonderfulwaytoimprovehervocabulary.Thisisthetimewhenyoucan encouragehertoleavebehindherfascinationforthewrong words.Gamesthatinvolvecounting, sorting,comparingormatchingshallbeappropriateforher now.Makesureshehasplentyofspace forgameswithchildrenofher age.Thesearesometips sharedthatshallensurewholesomedevelopmentofyourchild.Apartfrom this, alsoensureshetakesahealthydiet,getplentyofrestandvisits doctorfor thescheduledimmunizations.Continuewatchinghergrowanddevelopwith the passageofeverysingleday.Youwilllovetocherishthesememoriesin the daystocome.Howtohelp preschooler developsocialability?Howpositiveencouragementdoesbenefitachild? Howto encouragelanguagedevelopmentinpreschoolers?Discuss here.
development of your child with positive encouragements. Read on the
tips for taking care of your little
have been watching your little one grow and develop since the time she
born. You kept a note of her height and weight, maintained a diary to
she crawled, walked and ran first. Looking back at those days reminds
you of so
has attained so far. Now that she is in her early school life, you can
expect plenty of other changes coming up.
This is the
when she shall perfect her thinking abilities, language skills, social
development skills, motor
skills and emotions. You are actually better prepared when you
what is coming up next. Proper knowledge shall also help you know
is on the right track. Here are discussed some of the milestones that
expect her to attain this month.
Development of Gross Motor
You may find her running at ease
now. She can now stop when she wants or turn around without tripping or
You will find her engaging in
somersaults and jumping on a
She can control a ball well now.
You will find her throwing, catching or bouncing it at ease
She may still require your
assistance to comb her hair, brush her teeth
put on her clothes. She may be able to perform these skills but may not
able to do them perfectly.
Development of Fine Motor
You will find her eager to copy
squares and crosses.
She can now print letters
She can now use the scissors to
cut through a straight
She will love using the utensils
on table skilfully.
Thinking Ability and Language
She has now a
1500 words in her vocabulary. You will find her speaking
sentences at ease. Apart from understanding your words, she shall also
be able to understand the meaning you are trying to
shall slowly be able to understand the difference between reality and
You can expect her to understand concepts
big-small, light-heavy, and behind-front and so on. She shall also be
spaces and numbers.
You can expect her to think more
logically than before. She shall start understanding symbols and
match them with real objects. She can understand pattern of different
such as animals, soft items and round things.
differentiate between the present, future and the past. However, do not
her to understand concepts like duration of time
Parenting Tips for Raising
This is the time
your little one shall love trying new words and activities. Needless to
you are on your toes throughout the day. Here are some helpful parenting
that you can keep in mind while taking care of your little
She shall crave for your approval
now. Make sure to offer her lots of positive
You can help her develop
understanding of time with analogue clocks and
Playing word games can be a
wonderful way to improve her vocabulary. This is the time when you can
encourage her to leave behind her fascination for the wrong
Games that involve counting,
sorting, comparing or matching shall be appropriate for her
Make sure she has plenty of space
for games with children of her
These are some tips
shared that shall ensure wholesome development of your child. Apart from
also ensure she takes a healthy diet, get plenty of rest and visits
the scheduled immunizations. Continue watching her grow and develop with
passage of every single day. You will love to cherish these memories in
days to come.
How to help
develop social ability? How positive encouragement does benefit a child?
encourage language development in preschoolers? Discuss
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