At this stage, your child's executive functions and self-regulation are the underlying mental processes that allow him to plan, intentionally focus, sustain or shift attention as needed. Your sweetie pie is 5 years old now, and this is the time when his abilities are tied to brain functions that undergoes significant development. Thus, your child's home and school environments play a significant role in shaping his development.
What you need to know
At this point, you will notice that your little one starts using the classroom tools like execution and self regulation. Researches on the impact of these core underlying abilities shows that, children who develop them, have better outcomes in the longer run. They do better in school, have more friends and are more successful later in life. It is a great way to understand that your sweetie pie is developing refined motor skills. It is also a positive sign of your child's better brain development.
However, your child may feel frustrated at times and you are the only one, who can calm him down. Always keep in mind that you have a unique opportunity to impact the development of the skills in your child's early childhood.