Age 4

Age 4

By Cynthia Muhar, Milwaukee County Family Living Educator

Developmental milestones are skills that appear in a certain order for all children. For instance, at age 4, watch for a child’s ability to color mostly within the lines or play a simple board or card game. How can adults support development at this age?PtP Age 4

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  1. American Academy of Pediatrics. (2013). Developmental Milestones Ages 3-4 Years:
  2. University of Michigan. (2013). Developmental Milestones:
  3. Center for Disease Control. (2014). Important Milestones: Your Child at Four Years:
  4. The Ages and Stages Questionnaire-3 Childhood Developmental Screening Tool. (2010). Brookes Publishing.