The social development of the child at early age
Psychological Institute of RAE, Moscow
This article discusses the problems of socialization of young children. We describe an experimental study aimed at exploring the features of a variety of forms of social behavior of children. We show that the overall orientation of activities for children, meaningful in the context of social and cultural life of people is developing in children an interest in this life, the desire to understand it and possess it, sensitive to others, and social skills to adequately respond to these effects, the emergence of proactive forms of social behavior. We elaborated a method of forming these features of behavior in a specially organized, controlled by adults, and immersed in the game context interactions of children.
Keywords: early age, social behavior, social competence.