Area of Development – Approaches to Learning: Self Concept

Indicators typical for a child between the ages of 3 and 5 for this area:

  • Shows greater comfort with independence and increased feelings of self-worth
    • Takes pride in accomplishments
    • Develops a sense of humor; can laugh at self and others when small accidents happen
  • Shows positive self-esteem
    • Recognizes own special interests and abilities
    • Has trusting relationships with other children and adults
  • Verbalizes feelings, needs, and wants
    • Talks to others (including dolls, puppets, imaginary friends) about what he or she is thinking about and how she feels
    • Continues to use physical ways of expressing self when feelings are intense
  • Uses words and seeks adult help when needed to resolve conflicts
    • Shows increasing ability to use compromise and discussion in working, playing, and resolving conflicts with peers
    • Shows progress in expressing feelings, needs, and opinions in difficult situations and conflicts without harming selves, others or property
    • Understands and follows the use of a timer or other device to determine when one child’s turn ends and another’s begins

Related Storytime Shares:

Approaches to Learning: Self Concept 1 (Sense of humor)

Approaches to Learning: Self Concept 2 (Self-esteem)

Approaches to Learning: Self Concept 3 (Feelings)

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