Ages and Stages
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The 5-year-old is cheerful, energetic, and enthusiastic. Fives enjoy planning and discussing who will do what. A "best friend" is very important, but hard to keep as social skills are not well developed yet. Designed for parents and caregivers, this publication addresses the physical, mental, and social, and emotional development of 5-year-olds. Tips for interacting with children as they grow and lists of age-appropriate toys and books are also included.
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Oesterreich, Lesia, "5-Year-Olds" (2018). Extension and Outreach Publications. 306.
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