Child Development Ages 4-6
Things you need to know!
Verbal-linguistic - someone who learns the language and words
Logical-mathematical - someone who finds patterns to connect to facts and observations
Visual-spatial - someone who learns through pictures and colors
Musical - someone who learns with rhythm, melodies, and sounds
Bodily-kinesthetic - someone who learns with body movements, such as dancing
Interpersonal - someone who is good at communicating and empathizing with others
Intrapersonal - someone who is a little less social, but very independent
Naturalistic - someone who is revealed by the natural world, such as plants, animals, and the process of nature
Activities for Brain Development
Logical-mathematical: Help your child with a science experiment
Visual-spacial: Do an art project related to what your child is learning about
Musical: Listen to music or create a song
Bodily-kinesthetic: Make a hands-on model about what your child is learning
Interpersonal: Provide social interactions with new people
Intrapersonal: Set goals with your child and monitor progress with them
Naturalistic: Go for a walk and look at different plants and animals
Tips & Tricks for Assessing School Readiness
- Can your child think logically?
- Can your child speak clearly?
- Can your child interact well with other children and adults?
- Can your child listen to instructions and follow them?
- Can your child put on their jacket and go to the bathroom by themselves?
- Can your child recite the alphabet and count?
- Can your child hold a pencil or scissors?
- Can your child work well in a group of other students?
Healthy Snacks & Meal Ideas
- french toast
- fresh fruits
- crackers and cheese
- apples and peanut butter
- frozen pineapple ice pops
- fruity yogurt bites
- dehydrated fruits
- ants on a log
- yogurt parfait
- mashed potatoes (as a side)
- chicken Alfredo
- ham and cheese sandwiches