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7 Year Old Developmental Milestones

Your child might be...

  • Developing a sense of time (can decipher between minutes, hours, days, months)

  • Expressing their thoughts and feelings with others more frequently

  • Capable of basic reading and writing (spelling and pronunciation imperfect)

  • Using scissors and writing their name by themselves

  • Becoming more independent from their parents. For example, dressing themselves


  • Make an interactive chore board and have them complete it with you throughout the week

  • Play games such as Simon Says or Follow the Leader.

  • Complete Madlibs together.

  • Cook together. Have your child gather and measure the ingredients. 

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