Stages of Social and Emotional Development in Preschoolers



This lesson focuses on the social and emotional development of preschoolers. It discusses developmental milestones and how child care providers can help preschoolers develop socially and emotionally, identify developmental delays, and communicate concerns about possible delays to parents.


RECALL key definitions pertaining to social and emotional development and developmental delays.

IDENTIFY social and emotional development skills of preschoolers.

RECALL actions and activities that encourage social and emotional development.

IDENTIFY indicators of developmental delays.

RECALL general guidelines for communicating with families regarding developmental delays.