Activities for 4 Year Olds
Activities for four year olds aim at harnessing their seemingly endless energy and focusing it on productive activities. Check out JumpStart's fun, free activities that you can use to teach 4-year-olds important skills.
Characteristics of 4 Year Olds
Four year olds are able to run fast and even walk down steps with ease. They are able to dress and undress themselves, draw shapes and even string small beads. It is also the age when their vocabulary expands and they can string four or five words in their sentences. JumpStart's activities for four-year-olds are designed keeping in mind their unique developmental characteristics.
With so much learning, growth, and development happening in this age, it is important to expose them to the right kinds of activities.
Different Kinds of Activities for 4-Year-Olds
Based on their social, emotional and language development, there are many activities for four year olds. Encourage them to draw, color, or play with balls. These will not only improve their motor skills but will also encourage them to get creative. When it comes to 4 year olds, there are plenty of options available. These include getting them to develop a story (make them use their imagination and come up with the story while you can type or write it down), making simple jewelry by stringing beads together, identifying the letters of the alphabet, writing their own names, or even helping around when you’re in the kitchen.