They are in a period of rapid growth. They
are full of energy. Their rapidly developing large muscles need exercise.
They actually hurt when required to sit still for more than five or ten
They enjoy attempting activities that
involve coordination. However, constant activity and over-stimulation makes
them fatigued, tense or confused, resulting in unacceptable behavior.
still full of energy. Although they are less restless, they still need
exercise. They become more and more skilled, and play is increasingly
purposeful. They can sing a tune; they enjoy assembling construction toys,
but may still have difficulty coloring within lines. Girls mature more
rapidly than boys do.