By the time your kiddo enters kindergarten, they will have an average vocabulary of 2,600 words, and will understand around 22,000 words! Kindergarteners love to express themselves and will let you know what they want. As they continue to move through elementary school, these little learners will gain more independence while developing better social and communication skills.
Five and six-year olds are learning basic math skills that will help them grow in school
Five-year olds have impressive motor skills and can hold a pencil and paintbrush
Six-year olds will make friends of the same gender and have a best friend the very next year
Five and six-year olds can write up to an entire paragraph of words by the end of the school year
Developing self-esteem is a central issue at this age
Here are some of our favorite facts about kids ages 5-7:
A five-year old's brain is almost the same size of an adult's, but will continue to develop for the next 20 years!
Six-year olds can count up to 120 and down from 20!
Seven-year olds can write a story that has a beginning, middle, and end!
Six and seven-year olds can tie their own shoes!
Tips to help your child learn more:
Five and six-year olds are sponges when it comes to vocabulary. Read books out loud to introduce them to new words and scenarios.
Five to seven-year olds have a natural curiosity for science. Give them the chance to play with kid-friendly microscopes, telescopes, and science toys that empower them to discover.
Cha-ching! Fake money is the perfect way to introduce simple math and counting skills to kiddos that are six and seven-year's old.