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Unformatted text preview: Likewise, we see the character growing cognitively. Going off of Piagets theory on cognitive development, we saw Knox modifying some of his mental structures to meet the demands of the environment. The next book that I chose for this assignment was The Cat in the Hat. In the story, the Cat brings a bunch of chaos to the house where a brother and a sister are at their house when their mother leaves them unattended. The cat performs a bunch of tricks for the children to amuse them, such as pulling two creatures out of his hat. As a whole, I think this book relates to cognitive development in childhood. Pretend play is very important for children to take part in, and it is proven to stimulate them cognitively. It develops a childs social and emotional skills, as well as their ability to think. Books like these help a child think outside the box, and helps with their cognitive growth....
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- Spring '08