Developmental milestones record - 5 years


This article describes the expected skills and growth markers of most 5-year-old children.


Physical and motor skill milestones for a typical 5-year-old child include:

Sensory and mental milestones:

Ways to encourage a 5-year-old's development include:

Review Date: 5/20/2018
Reviewed By: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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