5th & 6th grade – the age changing attitudes & emotions

Children at this phase are like the socks they buy, with a great range of stretch. Some are still “little kids” and others are quite mature. Some are already entering puberty, with body, emotions, and attitude changes during this stage. Friends become “best friends” and peer approval is highly motivating. Don’t worry, your opinion will […]

3rd & 4th grade – the age of curiosity & fairness

  What I’m Like: My curiosity and eagerness to explore new things continues to grow. Friends are more important. I enjoy playing and being with peers. I may follow you around the house just to find out how you feel and think, especially about me. This is the age of “Fairness – rules are rules, […]

1st & 2nd grade – the age of “Look at Me!”

What I’m Like: Affectionate and excited over school, I go eagerly most of the time. I am self-centered and can be quite demanding. I think of myself as a big kid now. I can be impatient, wanting my demands to be met NOW. Yet I may take forever to do ordinary things. I like to […]

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