How Well Do You Know Preschoolers? - FamilyEducation

How Well Do You Know Preschoolers?

Take our quiz to find out if you have the right expectations for your three- or four-year-old.

Quiz

1. At this age, most kids like to try out new words and are pretty bubbly. What else do you notice about the way your child speaks?

  • She's on her way to mastering several languages.
  • She's a chatterbox, and loves to explain things.
  • She has a habit of speaking in limerick form.

2. At preschool, kids spend lots of time playing with:

  • Blocks, paints, and clay.
  • Slide rules and protractors.
  • Life-sized maps of the world.

3. Your preschooler is kind of clumsy, come to think of it. She also

  • Has trouble sitting still for too long.
  • May grow as much as a foot in one month.
  • Can leap over tall buildings in a single bound.

4. Don't be surprised if your preschooler leaves you notes! Do be surprised if you can read them. At this age, kids usually:

  • Write in Pig Latin.
  • Scribble.
  • Refuse to write at all unless you lend them a really nice ballpoint pen.

5. Preschoolers love to be read to, especially if you:

  • Choose a picture book with a repetitive theme.
  • Share your favorite biographies.
  • Read from the dictionary.

1. At this age, most kids like to try out new words and are pretty bubbly. What else do you notice about the way your child speaks?
She's a chatterbox, and loves to explain things.

2. At preschool, kids spend lots of time playing with:
Blocks, paints, and clay.

3. Your preschooler is kind of clumsy, come to think of it. She also
Has trouble sitting still for too long.

4. Don't be surprised if your preschooler leaves you notes! Do be surprised if you can read them. At this age, kids usually:
Scribble.

5. Preschoolers love to be read to, especially if you:
Choose a picture book with a repetitive theme.

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