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Dry Arch Children's Centre, Dungiven
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6 - 8 Years


At this stage, your child might be reaching some of the following developmental milestones:

  • Showing more independence from parents and family.
  • Starting to think about the future ("When I grow up I want to be...")
  • Understand more about their place in the world.
  • Pay more attention to friendships and teamwork.
  • Want to be liked and accepted by friends

Children in this age group might:

  • Show rapid development of mental skills.
  • Learn better ways to describe experiences and talk about thoughts and feelings.
  • Have less focus on one’s self and more concern for others.