Your 4 Years, 6-month-old
preschooler is full of curiosity and busy exploring her world. Help your
preschooler in her growth and development by providing an interesting and
Now that your
child is quite a grown up issues such as sex, relationships, people around and
opinions shall be visible to him more than before. She shall continue exploring
her world asking lots of questions and trying to dress herself
If you are concerned about her development, health and
growing up issues, here we have attempted to answer some of them for you. Read
along for the interesting facts you have been looking
Understanding Development of a
Be prepared for the
questions coming from her now. Some of her queries on death or sex can be
embarrassing indeed. She will be naturally curious to know from where she came.
Make sure to keep your answers simple and age appropriate. Your little one
shall be usually capable of the following:
She shall be able
to understand some of the simple things you ask her. She can fetch you a cup
now or bring her own dress when you ask her to do so.
She will be able to arrange things
according to their size. She shall also be able to segregate things based on
She can now compare different
objects and point at the one that is heavier.
You can find her drawing the arms,
legs and head of a human structure.
She can differentiate between the
afternoon and the morning.
She shall be able to count till
She can recognise simple signs on the road like
She can now tell her parents name
and also the address if taught and when asked.
She can easily copy a square,
triangle or a cross now.
What Your Preschooler Shall
She has her unique personality
and may have developed her own favourites by now. It is very essential that you
support her interests. Here are some of the things that she would love to enjoy
now. Take a look:
You will find her giggling at silly words and simple
She shall love listening to rhymes
or stories in a particular rhythm. You may also find her making her own
She will love playing with
children of her age now.
She shall also develop interest in
simple computer games.
Tips for Parenting
Your job as a parent is
to support her growth and development. Apart from feeding her well, it is also
essential you spend
quality time with her. Provide her with a stimulating and interesting
environment that shall make him eager to explore more. Take a look at what you
Reading to her is a very good
idea. You can show her pictures while reading
and ask her to act out a character she loves the most.
She is now learning to group
objects in different sections. She can now separate buttons from the
Allow her to try the tricycle. If
she is keen on trying the bicycle, you can help her with that too.
Give her plenty of opportunity to
draw and paint.
Encourage and praise
her for everything she does successfully. This shall be a very positive step
towards her development.
In case you find her regressing
like not speaking
well or suddenly shying away from every one, you can bring it to the notice of
your doctor. Follow the instructions of doctor as early intervention and right
management can be of great help to fix developmental
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