Developmental Milestones: Module 2
4 years, and 5 years of age
From CARING FOR YOUR BABY
AND YOUNG CHILD: BIRTH TO AGE 5 by Steven Shelov, Robert E.
Hannermann, © 1991, 1993, 1998, 2004 by the American Academy of
Developmental Milestones: 3 years of age
Children develop at their own pace, so it's
impossible to tell exactly when yours will learn
a given skill. The developmental milestones
below will give you a general idea of the
changes you can expect as your child gets older,
but don't be alarmed if your child takes a
slightly different course.
4 years of age (48
Hand and Finger Skills
Milestones: 5 years of age (60 months)
Understanding placement in space
("on," "in," "under")
is developmentally appropriate for 3 year olds.
Sorting objects by shape and color is developmentally
appropriate for 3 year olds.
Going upstairs and downstairs without
support would be a
realistic expectation of a normal 4 year old.
Dressing and undressing without
be a realistic expectation of a child by their 4th birthday.
Screwing and unscrewing jar lids,
nuts, and bolts are behaviors we
would not expect to see in a child until they reach 5 years of age.
Knowing about things used every
day in the home, such as, money,
food, and appliances is something we would not expect to see in a child
until they reach 5 years of age.
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