Solitary Play refers to a type of play where the child plays alone with toys that are different from those used by the children within speaking distance and makes no effort to interact with other children. The child plays alone without concern for the activties of those around him/her. Seen by 15-18 mos up through 2 yrs.

Related Articles

Parallel Play at■■■■■■
Parallel Play refers to a play where the child plays near or beside another child using some or all of . . . Read More
Representational Play at■■■■■
Representational Play refers to pretend play which emerges when a child begins to use familiar objects . . . Read More
Protoimperative gestures at■■■■■
Protoimperative gestures refer to gestures or vocalizations used to express needs, such as pointing to . . . Read More
Mindblindness at■■■■■
Mindblindness is a term used in psychology to describe the inability of an individual to understand or . . . Read More
Word at■■■■
Word is defined as a unit of language, consisting of one or more spoken sounds or their written representation, . . . Read More
Manual sex at■■■■
Manual sex is defined as the physical caressing of the genitals during solo or partner masturbation "Manual . . . Read More
Cooperative Play at■■■■
Cooperative Play refers to a play where the players (children and/or adults) plan, assign roles and play . . . Read More
Symbolic Play at■■■■
Symbolic Play refers to symbolic, or dramatic, play which occurs when children begin to substitute one . . . Read More
Melanie Klein (1882 - 1960) at■■■■
Melanie Klein (1882 1960) : Melanie Klein refers to an early child analyst whose theory emphasized the . . . Read More
Inattentive at■■■■
Inattentive means lacking the ability to focus or sustain one"s attention. Children who are "inattentive" . . . Read More