Area of Development – Approaches to Learning: Self Control

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

  • Manages own behavior with increasing skill
    • Gains new understanding about other people’s feelings to guide the way he manages own behavior
  • Gains control over impulses
    • Can delay having desires met
    • Shows empathy and compassion for others
  • Shows willingness to follow simple rules
    • Relates rules verbally, although he or she might lapse into forgetting to follow them at times
    • Can follow group rules and recognizes when a classmate has not followed the rules
  • Demonstrates self-confidence
    • Begins to develop and express awareness of self in terms of specific abilities, characteristics, and preferences
    • Demonstrates growing confidence in a range of abilities, and expresses pride in accomplishments
  • Shows empathy and caring for others
    • Develops growing understanding of how own actions affect others, and begins to accept the consequences of own actions
    • Progresses in responding sympathetically to peers who are in need, upset, hurt or angry, and in expressing empathy or caring for others
    • Responds positively to others’ ideas

Related Storytime Shares:

Approaches to Learning: Self Control 1 (Patience)

Approaches to Learning: Self Control 2 (Empathy and Caring)

Approaches to Learning: Self Control 3 (Ninja Skills)

Approaches to Learning: Self Control 4 (Kindness)

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