Your 7-year old will read with more fluency and have rapid language development. They will be able to name characters, problems, solutions, etc., in shows and books and solve some maths problems.
8 Years Old
At this stage, your child may show abilities that show off natural athletic potential. They may also decide if they want to try out sports. Their motor and locomotor skills improve along with their coordination.
Your child will learn more social skills, such as being kind and supportive. They often may need things to be “fair” which can lead to conflict while they play games with friends.
Many kids at this age can tell how long time increments are and be able to tell the time. Additionally, their ability to focus will improve and they are better at doing mental math.
9 Years Old
Your child is slowly reaching their adolescent years. At this point, puberty can start anywhere from 8-14 years old.
In this period of child and adolescent development, they may want everything to go “their way”, but they will often listen to reason. Additionally, they may experience some mood swings. However, they are often able to recognize their behavior and apologize for it.
They will be able to act more socially appropriate and express their needs through communication. They can also recognize other people’s goals and cooperatively work to reach a shared goal.
Their attention span will increase, however, it may depend on their interests. They may also want to start a hobby or a collection.
10 Years Old