Three, Four, and Five year olds
By, Joey, Katelyn, Casey, and Marshall
The Differences between three, four, and five year olds fine and gross motor skills.
Four-Year-Olds: Can hop on one foot without falling, and can balance on one leg for around 10 seconds. They can walk backwards for four consecutive steps heel-to-toe. Throwing and catching also improve.
Five Year Olds: Learned how to skip and ride a bike with training wheels. They can also walk forward and backward on a balance beam. Can throw overhand and can direct a ball as they throw.
Self help skills
Four Year Olds: Now know the difference between front and back of clothing, Can buckle belts and close zippers. Can cut food with a fork, and possibly even a knife.
Five-Year-Olds: Some can tie there shoes Also become more skilled at brushing their teeth and combing their hair.
Benefits of Socio-Dramatic Play
Emotionally: It lets them go through, act and recognized different emotions.
Physically: They start to share ideas and then act out those ideas.
Intellectually: They begin to develop a sense of humor, and learn about the world around them.