To Tell the Truth
It is normal for young children to deny allegations, blame others for their mistakes or make up stories. They find it hard to distinguish fiction from reality. Until the age of six or seven, fantasy is a part of children's lives. However, children beyond that age can develop a pattern of deception that can negatively affect their social and emotional development. This article offers educators and parents some ideas on how to handle lying, and suggestions for promoting truthfulness in children.
1, 2, 3, Kindergarten, Preschool education
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