Social and Emotional
  • Show more independence from parents and family.
  • Start to think about the future.
  • Understand more about his or her place in the world.
  • Pay more attention to friendships and teamwork.
  • Want to be liked and accepted by friends.
  • Understands more complex grammar and vocabulary
Cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving)
  • Show rapid development of mental skills.
  • Learn better ways to describe experiences and talk about thoughts and feelings.
  • Have less focus on one’s self and more concern for others.
Movement/Physical Development
  • Rides a 2-wheel bicycle
  • Skips
  • Plays jump rope
  • Walks on a straight line