DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN AGES 3-6

BY COURTNEY AND LAUREN

Fine-motor skills

  • Stacks nine or ten blocks
  • Screws lids on and off containers
  • Draws circles horizontal and vertical lines

Gross-motor skills

  • Jumps up and down in place with both feet
  • Catches a ball with arms straight
  • Rides a tricycle

Physical care

  • Encourage children to dress themselves
  • Choose good snacks that are low in fat, salt, sugar, and calories
  • Praise can encourage the child to continue good hygiene habits