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Preschool (4 to 5 Years)

While all children may grow at a different rate, the following are averages for 4- to 5-year-old boys and girls:

  • Weight: average gain of about 4.4 to 6.5 pounds a year
  • Height: average growth of about 3 inches per year
  • Head size: average growth of about 1 inch per year
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Development and Social Ability

Last Updated: 04/2013