At the age of 6 years, most children begin to go to kindergarten and the freedom of staying in kindergarten is replaced by more and more restrictions and obligations. Both learning in the classroom, as well as practicing organized sports allow for intellectual, physical and mental development of the child. Many children make close friendships, usually with people of the same sex. The child begins to learn to read and write; in case of significant difficulties with learning at school, it is possible to conduct research in terms of developmental disorders, such as disturbance in attention, or specific learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.
After starting school, your child will be exposed to chickenpox and other infectious diseases. It is during this period that they begin, usually painless, fall out of the milk teeth. By the beginning of the second decade of life, the child usually has all permanent teeth, except for the "wisdom teeth."” (ancestors). Co 6 months, a follow-up visit to the dentist is necessary, and if the teeth do not grow straight, an orthodontist consultation may be indicated, who will suggest appropriate corrective treatments.
In some children from the age of 3 do 9 years occur strong, recurrent growing pains” arms and legs. In most cases, these pains appear in the evening and last for several hours, but they are not a serious health problem. Children may also complain of recurring headaches or abdominal pain. As your child grows more independent and adventurous, the likelihood of accidental injury increases. To minimize this risk, teach your child to cross and cycle safely, swimming, as well as wearing seat belts while driving a car. Instruct the child, that knives, weapons and tools are not toys and must not be touched without parental supervision.
You should also explain to your child the risks of interacting with strangers, differences between "good” and "bad” touching, when should you say no”, and take other precautions against potential sexual abuse of children.
For most girls, puberty begins soon after graduation 10. age, while most boys – soon after graduation 11. age. The early symptoms of puberty in girls include pubic hair growth, breast development and a noticeable acceleration of physical development. The early signs of puberty in boys include: enlargement of the testicles and penis, and the appearance of pubic hair. A year or two later, the boys begin to grow rapidly and gain weight, if the symptoms of puberty appear in your baby, which is not finished yet 8 years, please contact your doctor, Although the cause of premature puberty may simply be too rapid development of the endocrine gland system, it is wise to research for other potential medical conditions. Always keep this in mind, that children, that begin to mature physically, they are still children emotionally and mentally and therefore should be treated as such.