A noted American psychologist once remarked that childhood is a magical period in one’s life. Indeed it is, for during 1 one undergoes a step-by-step transformation not only in 2 capacity, but also in physical and verbal skills. Each step 3 an increase in the difficulty of a child’s conceptual and learning abilities. During the early stages of childhood, from infancy to about five, the child learns simple skills including using the toilet, bathing and dressing himself 4 . At this stage, he also learns to be very observant, curious, 5 and creative. His ability to remember things also 6 at this stage. He remembers details that an adult may have difficulty in remembering. 7 , he learns elementary skills in problem-solving. At school, particular in 8 classes, the child is especially creative. Given a piece of paper and some colored pencils, he draws a variety of 9 from his surroundings as well as from his 10 circle. It is not surprising to see a child draw a monster to represent an abusive father, and an ___11__ to represent a loving and caring mother.