2020 notes from 3-6

2020 notes from 3-6 - PLAY, PARENTING STYLE, ABUSE Friends...

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PLAY, PARENTING STYLE, ABUSE Friends and Family: Preschoolers' Social Lives The preschool years are marked by increased interactions with the world at large. Around age 3, children begin to develop real friendships. Peers come to be seen as individuals with special qualities. Relationships are based on companionship, play, and entertainment. Friendship is focused on the carrying out of shared activities (rather than just being in the same place at the same time). PEER RELATIONSHIPS IMPORTANT WHY? MONKEY MODEL MORE TIME WITH PEERS AS OLDER PHYSICAL AGGRESSION LESS AS OLDER PLAY IMPOTRANT! Playing by the Rules: The Work of P lay Categorizing play Three year olds typically engage in FUNCTIONAL PLAY which involves simple, repetitive activities, that is, doing something for the sake of being active (playing with dolls, skipping, jumping rope, etc). (Categorizing play, continued) By age 4, children typically engage in CONSTRUCTIVE PLAY which involves manipulating objects to produce or build something (legos, puzzles, etc.) Constructive play allows children to test developing cognitive skills. Constructive play allows children to practice motor skills. Constructive play allows children to problem solve. Constructive play allows children to learn to cooperate The social aspects of play PARALLEL PLAY is when children play with similar toys, in a similar manner, but do not interact with each other. ONLOOKER PLAY occurs when children simply watch others play but do not actually participate themselves (Mildred Parten’s various types of play, continued)
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ASSOCIATIVE PLAY is where two or more children actually interact with one
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSY 2020 taught by Professor Holland during the Spring '08 term at Cuyahoga CC.

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2020 notes from 3-6 - PLAY, PARENTING STYLE, ABUSE Friends...

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