Children's Behavior

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Children's Behavior

What may affect childrens behaviour

Separation from the childs main carer can affect the childs behaviour

a lot if they find it hard to separate from them. If a child cries it

is obvious they find it hard to cope with this, trying to distract the

child may help the child to forget about the problem and start to

enjoy themselves. The childrens developmental stage includes how they

see themselves and how they are with other children. If the child

finds it hard to share with another child as they may be an only child

and never had to come across sharing before hand, it will be hard for

them to understand this. Some of factors for development are:

*Egocentricity: children that are egocentric tend to see things from

their view point only. But they can be considerate towards others. If

a child won’t share his or her toys because they are all me, me, me if

not told by an adult that it would be kind a nice to share their toys

when they’re older they still may be the same and they may find it

hard to make friends.

*Curiosity: the child may become curious as to how far they can push

people to their limit to test them. The child may become defiant and

negative towards others if they find it hard to except that their not

the only child in the classroom.

The child’s independence may also drop because the main carer may be

doing everything for them at home. And now in a school setting they

may not know how do certain things as their carer may do it for them.

The childs physical development can also be effected from this as well

as they may be tired from becoming upset, it could also make them feel

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team meeting so then the child may be needing more appointments for

physio if the child is in pain when running about.

Working with parents

It is important to work with the parents in situations like this

because they may be worried about their child may not be getting

enough support whilst at school so having team meeting letting the

teacher know how they feel and that they would like more done for

their child whilst at school. ‘Diploma book, Tassoni, P, pg. 291

states that there are specific types of unwanted behaviour that the

early years settings have to deal with. Some behaviour shows that

children are being affected by factors for example, a delay in their



Daniels, L. 2001, college notes

Tassoni, P etal. 2002, Diploma child care and education, oxford,

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