PreschoolerPreschoolerPreschoolerPEnglishNAPreschooler (2-4 years)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Even before your child starts school, they may already be in an organized daycare setting. Discover how to handle common pre-school toilet training, discipline and health issues and continue supporting your child’s development.</p><p>Even before your child starts school, they may already be in an organized daycare setting. Discover how to handle common pre-school toilet training, discipline and health issues and continue supporting your child’s development.<br></p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Caring for your preschooler</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about routine care such as immunizations, nutrition and keeping your child safe in the sun.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1986&language=English">Immunizations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=308&language=English">Sun: Protecting your child's skin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=636&language=English">Toilet training</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Sleep and sleeping problems in preschoolers<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about the importance of sleep for your preschooler and how to deal with night terrors and other sleep problems.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=633&language=English">Babies: Phasing out nighttime feedings</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=446&language=English">States of alertness</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=646&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your child get a good night's sleep</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleeping problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=16&language=English">Bed-wetting (nocturnal enuresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=305&language=English">Night terrors</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Discipline and behaviour issues in preschoolers</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to discipline your child calmly and cope with bullying and angry outbursts.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=301&language=English">Anger management for young children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=714&language=English">Disciplining your child</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Common health issues in preschoolers</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to manage common issues such as respiratory infections, poor bladder control and diarrhea and more serious concerns such as speech problems or suspected ADHD or autism.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=21&language=English">Autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=12&language=English">Colds (viral upper respiratory infections)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">Constipation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">Diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=8&language=English">Ear infection (otitis media)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1&language=English">Febrile seizures (convulsions caused by fever)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=28&language=English">Molluscum contagiosum</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3&language=English">Soiling (encopresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=298&language=English">Speech problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Your preschooler's development</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read how you can best support your preschooler's communication and motor skills and their emotional development.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=732&language=English">Speech and language milestones</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=720&language=English">Phonological awareness: What sounds your child can recognize at different ages</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=651&language=English">Reading and writing milestones</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Ages_stages_pre-school.jpgyourpreschoolerhttps://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Logo_chelsea.png<span class="recognition-text">Production and maintenance of these articles were made possible in part by an educational grant provided by the <a href="/Sponsors#chelsea">Chelsea Hotel</a>. 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