Normal childhood growth milestones - 5 years; Childhood growth milestones - 5 years; Growth milestones for children - 5 years; Well child - 5 years
This article describes the expected skills and growth markers of most 5-year-old children.
Physical and motor skill milestones for a typical 5-year-old child include:
Sensory and mental milestones:
Ways to encourage a 5-year-old's development include:
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Review Date: 5/27/2020
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