Atualizado: Mar 10
Fourth graders are transitioning out of childhood and approaching the teen years. Movies, pop music, books, and clothes favored by older tweens and teens may be suddenly intriguing. Biologically, some girls will have begun puberty this year. No one is sure why some girls are developing earlier, though girls with a higher BMI are likelier to begin breast development earlier than their peers with lower BMIs. Talk to your daughter in advance about menstruation and other changes she will experience, and get ready for a growth spurt. As feet and hands get bigger and arms and legs grow longer, you might notice your tween starting to look awkward and gangly.