Erik Erikson believed that there were eight stages of human development; the age for preschool age children (age three to six) is the third stage in Erikson’s developmental theory. This stage is also known as the Initiative versus Guilt stage. Erickson believed that children are naturally curious and want to learn. He also believed that children learn most from self discovery and play. Children are imaginative, repetitive and highly formable at t...
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...ything and everyone around them. For me, every moment I spend with BriarRose, I see learning and exploration developing. My job as a parent is to give her the support and feedback she needs now and one day she will become a contributing member of society.
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