2.1 Categorizations of childhood
My heart leaps up when I behold
A rainbow in the sky:
So was it when my life began;
So is it now I am a man:
So be it when I shall grow old,
Or let me die!
The Child is father of the Man;
And I could wish my days to be
Bound each to each by natural piety
-William Wordsworth, "My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold"
Caspi (2000) has tried to explain about the meaning of those words in the following:
Behavioral differences among children are apparent very early in life. Some children squirm and fuss when they are picked up; others like to be cuddled. Some children approach new situations with great zeal; others shrink from novelty. Are such behavioral …show more content…
During this period, the child is merged with the symbolic representations which include language. According to that language, there are few components.
In the book “Child Development Its Nature and Course” is mentioned about that variety of learning according to childhood in the following:
Phonology - the system of sounds used in a language
Semantics - the meaning of words and sentences
Morphology - the rules for combining units of meaning in words
Syntax- the rules for organizing words into phrases and sentences and
Pragmatics – the rules for the social use of language
But usually a toddler has representational skills with thoughts and behavior. But they thinking is still constrained by a lack of logic and limited memory abilities. As well as they are getting difficult between what is real and what is not. 2.1.3 Early childhood
In this stage, a child is focused on social achievements. They are experiencing a dramatically expanding world. They are trying to explore of adults roles and increasingly coherent and individually distinctive behavior. Children’s social worlds expand as a result of attending day care, preschool, and kindergarten. Also, they prefer with sibling …show more content…
Good creative works should always try to gather more curiosity and then gradually provide answers to the questions, satisfy the curiosity. It will be a good trick for take children into creativity. Hence, they can grab the meanings of the current situation from the various symbols and some visual languages of the world around them. It is initiated with the reading picture books. Therefore, Children’s picture book is providing that huge impact on children’s psychological development and their learning