Child Care and Early Education Research Connections

Skip to main content

Improving solitary play with a typically developing preschooler

Share
Description:
We evaluated the effects of delivering specific instructions (e.g., "Here are some puzzles. Complete two of them while I read.") on solitary play with a typically developing 3?year?old. We gradually increased the response requirements described in the specific instruction and found that specific instructions improved the number of solitary play responses and the duration of engagement. During a treatment extension, improvements in solitary play were observed with the classroom teacher and a novel toy. The father, teacher, and preschool director found the treatment to be highly effective and acceptable. (author abstract)
Resource Type:
Reports & Papers
Country:
Not Specified

- You May Also Like

These resources share similarities with the current selection.

Solitary play and convergent and divergent thinking skills in preschool children

Effects of social stories on the behaviors of typically developing preschoolers

Effects of preschool curriculum programs on school readiness: Report from the Preschool Curriculum Evaluation Research initiative

Release: 'v1.16.0' | Built: 2022-09-26 10:48:28 EDT