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5 Developmental Milestones: 7 - 8 Years Old

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Social Growth

Traits: Reacts strongly to teacher. Craves responsibility and independence. Concerned with self and others' reactions. Prefers to play with same sex. May use aggression to solve problems.

 

Advice for Parents: Show understanding. Assign appropriate tasks and praise child's efforts. Try to prevent conflicts. Encourage activities for all genders.