Toddlers can Engage in Complex Games as They Get to Know Each Other Over Time
[Source: Medical X-Press]
A mother wondered about her two-year-old child Oliver’s socialization with peers when he played at his friend’s house or when he was at his child-care center. Since Oliver is still learning to talk, he cannot describe his social experiences.
his is a fictional situation, but researchers encounter similar challenges when gathering information about very young children’s experiences with peers. Yet, it is important to study young children’s socialization with peers, as these early, initial interactions set the stage for the quality of later relationships.
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