Every child develops at a different rate. So how do you know when your little one is ready to accomplish some of childhood's important milestones? Here are some guidelines.
Age range: 2 to 3 1/2
Age range: 2 to 4
Age range: 4 to 8
Age range: 9 to 10
Age range: 10 and up
Sources: American Academy of Pediatrics; Caring for Your School-Age Child: Ages 5-12 (Bantam); The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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