Elementary school children, ages five to twelve, go through an amazing number of changes during their grammar school years. While your pediatrician will offer you valuable guidance as your child grows, our editors have collected a range of useful articles about this age group. Hopefully, these resources will give you some helpful background information about children from kindergarten to sixth grade.

Health and wellness

Vaccinations For School

Enticing Kids To Play Outside

Is There Such A Thing As Too Much TV?

Healthy Computer Habits

Treating Head Lice Naturally

Sending A Child To School Alone

Social issues

Teaching Children To Care About The Planet

Raising A Good Sport

Explaining Frightening News Reports To Children

Teaching Kids To Be Less Wasteful

Getting a Twelve-Year-Old To Recycle

Helping A Child Who Is Struggling Socially

Helping Kids Appreciate Gifts

Eco-Friendly Sneakers

Helping Kids Choose Their Clothes

Healthy eating

Eating Healthy Away From Home

Tips For Dealing With A Picky Eater

Healthy Lunches

Healthy After-School Snacks

5 Gluten-Free Products For Kids

Preventing a Bad Soda Habit

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