Figurative purpose Sub stage from 2 or 4 years old kids find themselves utilizing toys to symbolize physical models in the globe around them. This is when kids can know, signify, picture and remember objects in their mind even when imaginary. It is
signified using children’s drawings of their family where people are not drawn to scale or precise. Piaget and his influence on the History of psychology bodily characters are given ( McLeod, 2018). Spontaneous Thought phase between ages 4 and 7, kids are likely to become creative in a way and ask a lot of questions, starting with the use of simple reasoning. This is when children are likely to ask questions like why and how come. At this stage kids want to know everything which referred by Piaget as “initiative Sub Stage” due to the much knowledge kids have but don’t know how they got it ( McLeod, 2018).
References Baillargeon, R., & DeVos, J. (1991). Object permanence in young infants: Further evidence. Child development , 62 (6), 1227-1246. McLeod, S. (2018). Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. Simply Psychology . Santrock, J. W. (2014). A Topical Approach to Life-span Development, Nueva York.
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- Theory of cognitive development