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The Frustrating Fours and the Fascinating Fives

The Frustrating Fours and the Fascinating Fives

| 21 min

A study of the behaviour of four-and-five-year-old children at home and at nursery school. At four the vacillation between infantile helplessness and vigorous self-assertion is seen, and at five the development of independence and the beginning of cooperation. Parents observe that, unpredictable as their behaviour may be, it's fun to help in the development of the fours and fives.

  • director
    Judith Crawley
  • script
    Polly Mackay-Smith
  • camera
    Irving Dooh
    Frank Stokes
  • editing
    Wanda Nowakowski


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Ages 13 to 16

Family Studies/Home Economics - Child Development
Family Studies/Home Economics - Relationships

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