A Pleasurable And Educational Preschool Observation

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A Pleasurable and Educational Preschool Observation: Option E

I observed a 4 year old preschool class during playtime in Staten Island, New York. The class consisted of eight children, and one certified preschool teacher. There were 4 boys and 4 girls in the class. During my sixty minute observation I noticed several instances of dramatic play, peer relationships, relationships with adults, and self-control.
Dramatic Play
During my observation, I witnessed a group of two- one boy and one girl-playing house. According to Hutchinson (2011) children often use playing house as an opportunity to explore reality and their social roles based on adult behavior. The two children that I observed explored reality and their social roles as they …show more content…

According to Hutchinson (2011) in early childhood, children make friends with other children of the same gender and age. As these girls engaged in dramatic play they were very nice to each other. They played with each other’s hair, did each other’s make-up, and referred to each other as “my best friend”. After the forth girl in the class finished playing house with the boy, she approached the

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