Children Can Walk Up With Imaginary Friends Essay

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Children are the epitome of fun, whether they’re going on adventures, coming up with imaginary friends, or exploring the world. They see the world as their own personal playground, or at least I did when I was a kid. Of course there are those moments when they do throw tantrums because they didn’t get their way. It all depends on the child’s age though because as they grow older they stop throwing tantrums as much, and become more aware of other people’s existence. This comes through cognitive development, and also depends on the type environment in which the child is raised in. It also depends on the psychosocial aspects. For example, living in a safe, and happy environment with no issues involved. As children develop in these two areas of life they also develop physically. They’re no longer little toddlers who cannot walk or talk. Kids can walk, talk, sing, play on playgrounds, learn to ride bikes, and to swim. These activities would be much harder for toddlers to engage in. To further understand what goes on in the mind of a child, I will be interviewing a young girl. I will also observe her as I talk to her, and connect these observations and what I’ve learned back to the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects. Lastly, I will apply the theories of Erikson as they relate to the young girl I interviewed. Firstly, I talked to a young caucasian girl of about seven years old who is currently in second grade. The reason I choose to interview her is because she’s my
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