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The Developmental Stages of a Preschooler

DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES OF A PRESCHOOLER PRESCHOOL COMPARED TO OTHER COUNTRIES, AMERICA RANKS #133 IN PRESCHOOL AMERICA RANKS ENROLLMENT RATE "133 THE PERKS OF PRESCHOOL THE EFFECTS OF PRESCHOOL ON THE DEVELOPING MIND Learning to see things from other's point of view - Preschoolers love to tackle new challenges - Socializing skills will be strengthened - Children are learning to gain independence - A preschooler's brain is twice as active as an adult's - The average 4-year old asks 437 questions per day STATISTICS ABOUT PRESCHOOL Better opportunities to develop language'abilities Exploring and questioning true and false Potentially produce long-term improvement in school success Exposure to regular routines and consistency 75% $6B PRESCHOOL ATTENDEES IN THE U.S. 679% ANNUAL PRESCHOOL BUDGET IN THE U.S. A PRESCHOOLER'S LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT 2013 BEST BOOKS FOR PRESCHOOLERS ENROLLMENT INCREASE FROM 1985 - 2008 3 YEARS: 500 words. 3-4 word sentences. 4 YEARS: 900 words. Loves telling stories. Here are the best books for preschoolers from 2013 as stated by 5 YEARS: 2,000+ words. Uses future tense. "The Day the Crayons Quit" by Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers * "Steam Train, Dream Train" by Sherri Duskey Rinker & Tom Lichtendale This is a time of major learning and growth. Between the ages of 3-5, you'd be surprised how much language skills are enhanced. "Llama Llama and the Bully Goat" by Anna Dewdney 3 YEARS 4 YEARS 5 YEARS "I'd Know You Anywhere, My Love" by Nancy Tillman Plays make belĂ­eve Vivid imagination Names colors and Can easily count to 10 Follows 3-part instructions * "Journey" by Aaron Becker Copies a circle with a pencil shapes Turns book I pages one at a time Starts to understand time Knows about COGNITION everyday things HOW Uses child-safe scissors Stands on one foot for 10+ Catches a bounced seconds Uses utensils with proficiency Walks up and downstairs alone PRESCHOOLERS Throws a ball overhead ball most of the time DEVELOP Runs easily MOTOR & MOVEMENT Hops/stands on one foot for 2+ second Can do a somersault During the preschool years, a child is constantly developing. Here are facts about 3, 4 and 5 year-old's cognitive skills, movement/motor skills, and social/emotional skills. Can't separate Enjoys playing Shows affection without being I prompted I Loves new experiences reality from fantasy board games with rules and yet taking turns Friendships are important Wants to be like friends Copies adults and friends Plays 'mom' and 'dad' Likes to sing, dance, and act SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL I TIPS & TECHNIQUES FOR PARENTS & TEACHERS * ART TIME IS IMPORTANT. IT DOESN'T MATTER IF YOU ARE AN ARTIST OR NOT! * USE PICTURES AND FLASHCARDS. SEEING HELPS THE MEMORY! PRESCHOOL THIS INFOGRAPHIC HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO YOU BY: * MAKE IT INTERACTIVE AND GET EVERYONE INVOLVED! TEACHING degreelink * USE MUSIC IN THE CLASSROOM. CHILDREN LEARN BETTER WITH SONGS! SOURCES:

The Developmental Stages of a Preschooler

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Statistics on American preschools which show just how important preschool is for a developing child.


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