Speech development in
your preschooler will be at peak now and you need to boost the communicating
abilities. Find out the developmental milestones that you can expect in a 4
years and 10-month-old preschooler.
this time your little one has developed sufficient gross motor and fine motor
skills. She has also developed quite a lot of confidence in developing her
physical abilities. However, you may find her abilities not matching the
expectations. It is important to encourage her to try new things every
One of the most
interesting and exciting things for you would be her speech
development. However, you need to leave it on her to develop her
communicating abilities at her own pace. At this month here are some speech
developments that you can expect:
She may alarm you with use of some
bad words. Make sure to correct them and ensure she does not repeat them too
She will want you to listen to her
Be prepared for all the questions
coming from her. She may keep you busy with plenty of questions every now and
She may now be able to identify
She shall now be able to follow
your different commands and
What Your Preschooler Can
As she is capable of
speaking a lot more than before, she is becoming more and more aware of her
surroundings. She shall start understanding different concepts and also compare
different abstract ideas. While again you need to keep in mind she shall
progress in her own pace, here are some developmental milestones that you can expect.
She shall develop an understanding
She shall become more and more
aware of those around her.
She may be aware of the rules you
have set for her. She shall understand what is right and wrong for her
She can now understand some of the
cause and effect relations.
Her curiosity about happenings
around the world shall increase.
In some cases she may even start comparing her family
rules with that of others.
She must have learnt to
interact and socialize with children of her age. It is in fact a very important
developmental milestone that she has attained. The way she develops shall
depend on her personality. However, here are some milestones that you can
expect her to attain:
She shall love her independence
and try things on her own.
She shall not like to share her
things with others.
She shall be aggressive and may
appear moody at times.
She may create fears
in his mind using her imaginations.
Playing doctor and nurse at this age is very usual. You
may also find her experimenting with her different body parts.
Helping Your Preschooler
Improve her Social Ability
You must shower her with plenty of
encouragement for good behaviour.
She must have the scope to open out her
Reading to her or singing songs is
Make sure you spend quality time
with her every day.
Encourage her to participate in
different activities and explore different possibilities.
She must be given the opportunity
to make choices.
She should be encouraged to vent
out her anger appropriately.
It is very important that you
limit her TV viewing time. It must not be more than 2 hours a
You are in for plenty of surprises in the coming months!
Good luck mommies!
milestones are expected from preschooler at this age? How can parents help in
improving social ability of the child? What activities should parents carry out
with their preschoolers? Discuss
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