Middle Childhood In The Sandlot

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Looking back as a child we often laugh at all the silly things we did as a child. Middle childhood is a developing stage for childhood and helps shape the person we are today. In the film “The Sandlot” a young boy and his friends demonstrate the characteristic of middle childhood in their social-emotional, physical, and cognitive development.
Firstly, social-emotional is a stage these young boys are becoming known too. In the film Smalls gets befriended by a boy named Benny, Benny is talented at baseball and Smalls has not yet figured it out. Benny helps Smalls which gives him the confidence and acceptances. These boys are all showing high and low self esteem, children in middle childhood look to others who they are similar to themselves.

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