Classroom friendship plays the important role in children’s development in early years. Through friendship, children can learn with peers love, care, share, teamwork etc. Classroom friendship covers all development area of early years.
- Emotional development (love, care, share)
- Social development (teamwork, participation)
- Language development (communication with peers)
- Physical development (play with peers)
A new study suggests that warm relationship may improve children’s self-regulation, positive emotionality, responsiveness to warning about oppositional behavior. Friendship with peers may provide a unique opportunity for harshly-parented kindergarteners to retool their negative behavior, a new study suggests.