5

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At this age, your child may …

  • Solve problems and explain things
  • Sort things into basic categories

Making friends, forming ideas, following rules … it’s all coming together now, just in time for school! Imagination also reaches new levels, and athletic abilities start to shine. Here, you’ll find ways to make creativity and problem-solving part of each day for your five-year-old, paving the way for continued learning and a “can-do” approach to life.

“Don't be afraid to act silly, be goofy with your kids and make them laugh. It's actually fun as an adult to be a kid again …”

Brian, dad of Abby & Madeline

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Children develop at their own pace and reach milestones at different times. The highlights mentioned in this website are approximate guidelines only. If you have any questions about your child's development, consult your healthcare provider.