Childhood 4-10 years

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Physical
Growth spurt between 5 and 7 years. From 5 years onwards children develop their physical skills, they improve their co-ordination and control. They can also skip, throw and catch accurately, and hit a ball with a bat.
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Intellectual
By the end of childhood children understand concepts. These are ways children use their minds to organise thoughts and information. Concepts include colour, number, size and symbols.
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They also have a simple understanding of right and wrong They learn new vocabulary from children and teachers.
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Emotional
It is not possible to feel guilty until we understand the difference between right and wrong. As they get older they get better at controlling their emotions. They learn to express their emotions differently in different situations.
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They still rely on their carers and close family members, how they are treated is very important for their self-concept. Their self-concept is affected by their relationships with others like school friends and relatives.
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A child who has positive self-concept will likely be enthusiastic and feel secure whereas a child who is bullied is likely to have a negative self-image and may become withdrawn and aggressive towards people.
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Having emotional stability is important in the development of a child as it is likely to influence their actions and attitudes throughout their lives.
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Social
By the age of four, children need other children to play with, they are much better at understanding the feelings of others. They know how to take turns and can be separated from their carer without distress. They choose their own friends at school.
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They play with other kids in games and understand rules and fairness. It's more important for them to have the approval of others. By the age of seven years, children are aware of sexual differences and prefer to play with children of the same sex.
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By the end of childhood children understand concepts. These are ways children use their minds to organise thoughts and information. Concepts include colour, number, size and symbols.

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Intellectual

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They also have a simple understanding of right and wrong They learn new vocabulary from children and teachers.

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It is not possible to feel guilty until we understand the difference between right and wrong. As they get older they get better at controlling their emotions. They learn to express their emotions differently in different situations.

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They still rely on their carers and close family members, how they are treated is very important for their self-concept. Their self-concept is affected by their relationships with others like school friends and relatives.

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