Children tend to discover there active their natural selves and the ability to say “NO”. Tantrums and meltdowns are also very common at this stage.
-Children are very curious at this stage and are actively trying out new activities. Creativity and innovation are very high as failure comes with frustrations. Self-discipline is enhanced at this stage.
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