Stages of Development in 3- and 4-Year-Olds?

Answer Between the ages of 3 and 4, your child officially exits toddlerhood and enters the world of childhood. His development during this time period will be dramatic as he exits the "terrible two's" and... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Stages of Development in 3- and 4-Year-Olds

1. 1. If all children everywhere go through the same stages of development, why are some 3-year-olds at differ?

It's because, while all children go through the stages, they don't all do it at the exact same time at the exact same speed. Human development doesn't follow a specific schedule.

Psychosocial Development in 2- to 6-Year-Olds?

Erik Erikson was an influential psychologist who was born in Germany in 1902. His famous theory of psychosocial development posited that humans go through eight stages which occur in specific chro... Read More »

Physical Development of Eight to Nine Year Olds?

Eight and 9-year-old children are in the "in-between" years. They are still children, but are on the cusp of their teen years. Children this age develop at different rates, which is why there are s... Read More »

Learning Experiences That Promote Physical Development for Four-Year-Olds?

Four-year-olds love to move around, and everyday experiences provide ample opportunities for learning experiences. Sometimes, though, providing structured activities can help children increase thei... Read More »