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Preschoolers Growth + Development

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Development Medical Care Health Concerns Social Concerns Independence Concerns 3. PHYSICAL: Child's body will continue to lose baby fat and gain muscle stronger & tapered appearance
Develop gross motor skills
- build a tower of 6-9 blocks
- throw a ball overhand
Develop fine motor skills
- unzipping a jacket zipper
-cut a straight line through paper best drinks for preschoolers
balanced diet
whole grains
lean meat
low-fat milk
well-timed snack
even out hunger spikes
provide a energy boost sleep
10 to 12 hrs
develop motor skills
practice these skills
play/exercise together
•maintaining clear communication can
decrease concerns effective discipline:
• consistency
brushing teeth:
use a pea-sized amount
spit and then rinse mouth Preschoolers need to visit the doctor at least once a year. At each visit the doctor should see if the child's weight and height are growing like they should. They should also make sure that the child hits all the developmental milestones. DTaP/Tdap What vaccinations do

preschoolers need? Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis "whooping cough” IPV Polio MMR Varicella Influenza Measles, Mumps, Rubella Chicken Pox Flu They should also visit the dentist regularly. When the visit, every six months, they only need a check up and make sure they don't have any cavities, if they do they should get them filled Drawing - because they have to learn to hold the crayon, and control the crayon - when they are drawing it increases their fine motor skill Language Play - have them learn simple words in different languages - teach them how to count to ten, say hello, goodbye and thank you Activities Preschoolers Alphabet Puzzles - this will help them learn the alphabet - this will also help them start to learn how to spell words Running Around on the Playground - this helps promote large muscular development - helps teach kids how to master movements Ages 3 to 6 By: Alyssa, Ariel, Dana, and Ekene BIBLIOGRAPHY A child should also have about 30 minutes of physical activities and only have about 2 hours of TV or electronic games a day. 2. SOCIAL:
At three y/o, child will be much less selfish than when he was two
Begin to imitate parents & playmates
Learn to cooperate with other one last fact... Always keep your heart healthy. Preschoolers should learn to eat healthy fruits and vegetables so they will be able to keep their hearts healthy. I Spy can help develop your child's shape and color recognition skills. As you drive or walk along, say "I spy with my little eye something that is orange," or "... something that is square." They should also wash their hands often. Their in a classroom with other students and there is a lot of germs. Having a child wash their hands can keep them clean since the child still might put things in their mouths often. They need
5 shots during the time that they are 3 y/o until 4 y/o. 1. EMOTIONAL: During this stage of childhood, preschoolers will experience a wide range of emotions
protest Emotional & Physical Physical & Intellectual Development 4. INTELLECTUAL/COGNITIVE: During beginning stages of preschool, children will spend most of their time questioning and exploring the many things around them.
Start to have a sense of time and begin to develop their own daily routine
Understand that the day is split up into 3 parts (morning, afternoon, and night)
Attention span is longer work in group activities "Activities for Preschoolers." Games & Activities for Preschoolers (Fun & Educational). Pearson Education, 2000. Web. 24 Oct. 2012. <http://fun.familyeducation.com/games/preschool/33373.html>. "Livstrong.com." Livstrong.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Oct. 2012. <http://www.livstrong.com/article/245802-what-are-some-physical-
development-activities-for-preschool-children/>. "Ages & Stages - Preschoolers." Ages & Stages - Preschoolers. University of Illinois Board of Trustees, 2012. Web. 24 Oct. 2012. <http://urbanext.illinois.edu/babysitting/age-preschool.html>. "Emotional Development in Preschoolers." HealthyChildren.org. American Academy of Pediatrics, 2010. Web. 24 Oct. 2012. <http://www.healthychildren.org/english/ages-stages/preschool/pages/emotional-development-in-preschoolers.aspx>. Development Sites Activities Sites Medical Care Site Walsh, Kathryn. "How Often Should Preschoolers Go to the Doctor?" EHow. Demand Media, 05 July 2011. Web. 24 Oct. 2012. <http://www.ehow.com/info_8694051_should-preschoolers-go-doctor.html>. Concerns Site "KidsHealth." .org. The Nemours Foundation, 1995. Web. 24 Oct. 2012. <http://kidshealth.org/Search01.jsp>.
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