Youth Development: 5- to 8-Year-Olds

March 27, 2015

This document discusses children’s physical, cognitive (thinking), social and emotional development during the 5- to 8-year-old stage, along with the implications these characteristics have for working with children. Individual differences play a big role in how children behave and what they like to do. The information can be useful for teen and adult 4-H volunteers and staff who work with 4-H'ers in this age group.

Youth Development: 5- to 8-Year-Olds

Tags: 4-h, life skills, volunteering & mentoring


Related Topic Areas

4-H Volunteering & Mentoring, 4-H Life Skills, 4-H

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