Essay on Four Year Old Development Analysis
• His vocabulary is extensive and imaginative.
• When asked if he had siblings, he asked me back: “what are siblings”, (Appendix 2).
• His favorite animals are Spinosaurus, and T-Rex, (Appendix 2)
• While playing a board game, he celebrates his wins, whereas gets irritated when losing. The age ranging the preoperational stage is from 2 to 7 years old. Children think symbolically; this was something that he exhibit while mentioning the animals, and asking what was a sibling. He also tends to be very self-centered, and just consider his own point of view (does not like when others win him). In addition, according to his mother, he demands a lot of attention, (see appendix 3).Children at this stage will still be self-centered and struggle to see things from others perspective, (Cook & Cook, 2010; Gall, Beins, & Feldman, 2001). The child observed, appears to be in stage one of the preconventional level of the moral development theory proposed by Kohlberg. For example talking to him I realized he knows that bullying is wrong, (see appendix 2). He knows that doing so can bring bad consequences. Lawrence Kohlberg proposed that an individual develops its moral character in three levels: pre-conventional, conventional role, and autonomous moral principles. Each of these levels consists of two stages. The first level, preconventional, is characterized by the formation of standards that an individual makes