school age (5 years old                 to 9 years old)

Intellectual

Engaging the bodies as well as the minds of children this age will help them learn.

In this age they will learn how to color, read, and write.

By age 6, most children can count to 100.

social

At ages 6 and 7 children can work with one peer. As to when they are 8 or 9 years old they can work with small groups of 3 or 4.

Many children are competitive at this age.

physical

children develop skills that will help them as they enter school.

Many become restless and wiggle if they sit for too long.

Emotional

Develop friendship, express more awareness of other people feelings.

Children still tend to be self-centered

Most want to be first, and most want all the attention.

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