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Unformatted text preview: be noticed during this time period. Children these ages range differently and progress differently as well. The middle childhood period occurs when children are between six and ten years old. Children are still consistent in gaining weight and height. Gross motor skills have been acquired with integration into structured play. Early adolescence period has children ranging between 10-14 years old. Sporadic periods of rapid growth occur along with the beginning of puberty, physical changes that may give self consciousness, and risk taking behavior. Late adolescence is the last period of the developmental periods with children ranging between the ages of 14-18. Girls complete growth while boys are still ongoing with their growth. Sexual activity increases along with greater risk taking behavior. Physical abilities in each gender are apparent and boys seek sexual activity more than girls. Adolescences are less likely to get medical care than younger children....
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- Spring '11
- gross motor skills