If something you are interested in is out of stock, please send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we can let you know when it will be back - it might not be long.
Between 3 and 5 years, children change from clumsy toddlers into lively explorers of their world. A child develops in these main areas:
Cognitive development. A child this age makes great strides in being able to think and reason. In these years, children start to learn their letters, counting, and other concepts.
Emotional and social development. Children gradually learn how to manage their feelings. By age 5, friends become important.
Language. Children continue to develop their language skills, speak in full sentences, recount experiences and tell stories. By age 5, a child may know thousands of words and can carry on conversations.
Sensory and motor development. By age 3, most children can walk up stairs one at a time, kick a ball, and draw simple strokes with a pencil. By age 5, most can dress and undress themselves and write some lowercase and capital letters.
It's important to remember that each child gains skills at his or her own pace.