Preschool Experiences for the Disadvantaged
by Catherine Brunner — 1967
Early childhood is a period of rapid growth. Changes, some of which are the greatest that occur in the total development of the individual, become evident as the child manifests differences in physical appearance and abilities and develops, in a few short years, a multiplicity of complicated skills and behavior patterns. Some developmental tasks, such as walking, running, jumping, and talking, emerge dramatically and can be observed readily as they are initiated and refined. Feelings, attitudes, and concepts, which are personality components, are also engendered by early experiences but may evolve relatively unnoticed due to their less perceptible nature.
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