How kids develop skills from birth to age 5

ByThe Understood Team

Kids build skills quickly in the first five years of life. The brain grows fast in babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Language blooms, and thinking gets more developed. Young children also gain social and emotional skills that let them interact with other people. Get more details on how skills develop during these early years.

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The Understood Team is made up of passionate writers and editors. Many of them have kids who learn and think differently.