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Preschool Development

Pre-School Development3-6 years

References Church, E. (2015). Autumn in action. Retrieved from: http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/article/science-nature-activities/autumn-action Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Developmental milestones. Revised. Washington: Government Printing Office, April 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/index.html Your child’s growth and development. (n.d.). In John Hopkins medicine health library. Retrieved from: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/pediatrics/your_childs_growth_and_development_85,p01019/ Feldman, R. (2011). Child development (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

Physical Milestones• Dress and undress self (CDC, 2015)• Will walk up and down stairs one foot per step (CDC, 2015)• Pours and cuts own food with supervision (CDC, 2015)• Can do a somersault (CDC, 2015)• Skips and hops on one foot (CDC, 2015)

Cognitive Milestones• At 3, builds a tower of 6+ blocks (CDC, 2015)• Work buttons, levers, and moving parts (CDC, 2015)• Follows 2-3 step instructions (CDC, 2015)• Sings songs from memory (CDC, 2015)• Counts to 10+ (CDC, 2015)

Cognitive Facts• Compares rules to that of friend’s ("Your child's growth", n.d.)• May believe own thoughts can make things happen ("Your child's growth", n.d.)• Draws a person with 6+ body parts (CDC, 2015)• Names some colors and numbers ("Your child's growth", n.d.)• Plays board or card games (CDC, 2015)

Social and Personality Facts• Shows an awareness of gender (CDC, 2015)• By 5, speaks clearly using 2-3 sentences (CDC, 2015)• Moody and mood swings are common ("Your child's growth", n.d.)• Will exhibit fears ("Your child's growth", n.d.)• May have imaginary playmates ("Your child's growth", n.d.)

Social and Personality Milestones• Begins to take turns in games (CDC, 2015)• Shows concern for crying friends(CDC, 2015)• Prefers to play with other children (CDC, 2015)• Often cannot distinguish real vs. fantasy ("Your child's growth", n.d.)• Enjoys telling stories (CDC, 2015)

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Physical Facts• By 6 years of age, body proportions are similar to adult (Feldman, 2011)• By 5, brain weights 90% of and adult brain (Feldman, 2011)• May eat less as rate of growth slows (Feldman, 2011)• Boys usually become heavier and taller than girls (Feldman, 2011)• Begin to develop a sense of time and routine (CDC, 2015)

Social and Personality Milestones• Begins to take turns in games (CDC, 2015)• Shows concern for crying friends(CDC, 2015)• Prefers to play with other children (CDC, 2015)• Often cannot distinguish real vs. fantasy ("Your child's growth", n.d.)• Enjoys telling stories (CDC, 2015)

Activity: Fall Foods: Examine fall foods such as apples, pumpkins, squash, corn, and cranberries. • Feel, smell, and discuss the textures whole, then cut and feel the insides. Examine the various seeds and tissues. • How are different foods alike? How are they different? • Extension: plants some of the seeds examined, and take note of when they sprout, what they look like, and how they grow (Church, 2015)!


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