Symbolic Objects In Young Children

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Young children can use symbols for objects, such as numbers to express quantity and words such as mama, doggie, hat and ball to represent real people and objects.
Children who are in the preoperational phase begin to gain the ability to put themselves in the shoes of others, act and play with fictional roles, and use symbolic objects. However, egocentrism is still very present in this phase, which translates into serious difficulties in accessing thoughts and reflections of an abstract nature.
As for example the following photo was taken during the free time to play, where is the moment in which three girls were playing at the dramatic area. First they was playing in the kitchen together, they cook at the same time but later they starts playing
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