Three Year Old Research Paper

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The thinking patterns between a three year old preschooler and a nine year old student are different in many ways. The three year old is in preoperational stage of thinking and the nine year old is in the concrete operational stage. These two stages have differ in a few ways. Three year olds, being part of the preoperational stage, thinks in a unique way. They are able to construct mental representations of an experience. They use symbols to represent ideas. Even though they are able to do all of this children at this age are unable to see the world at others' point of view. Nine year olds are part of the concrete operational stage. Being part of this stage means that nine year olds are able to perform mental operations, but only with physical
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