In the 1st three years of life, your toddler has spent a good portion of time in developing gross and fine motor skills through various activities. It is no wonder that he is filled with great confidence while performing physical activities; now is the phase when he will learn to fine tune those activities, learn new practical skills from the real world and loves playing or being with other kids of his age.
Your four year old may have lots of confidence in his physical activity, but emotionally he may be bold or timid. In wither case he needs monitoring while he is out playing.
Here is a list of the gross motor skills for 4 years old to master as they start exploring the world outside home. The child can do the following:
The fine motor skills for 4 years old are equally advanced now. The child should be able to do the following:
Here is a list of gross motor activities for 4 years old, to boost your child’s gross motor skills:
Here are some fine motor activities for 4 years old that you can have your toddler indulge in for sharpening his skills:
Here is a cognitive development checklist for 4 years old:
These are the language developmental milestones of 4 years old that your chatty 4 year old has probably started championing by now:
So far, we saw the list of intellectual and language milestones for 4 year olds. Some activities that sharpen their intellect and promotes language development are as follows:
Your self-centered kid now understands the importance of other’s feelings and he is able to work through conflicts while controlling his emotions.
Here is a 4 year old developmental milestones checklist for his social-emotional sphere:
Disclaimer: The information in the article is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor.
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