What is the recovery like for a 4 year old after getting a tonsillectomy?

1 to 2 Weeks. Average 10 days, when it is all said and done.
STATUS POST T/A. Tonsillectomy is a 1 day surgery. Child is sent home with plenty of ice drinks or ice cream to eat to prevent bleeding. Postop is usually uneventful, complete recovery is expected within a week or two.