SOCIAL SKILLS OF CHILDREN IN RURAL HARYANA

Article Id: ARCC2669 | Page : 247 - 248
Citation :- SOCIAL SKILLS OF CHILDREN IN RURAL HARYANA.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2008.(27):247 - 248
Bimla Dhanda and Chandra Kala Singh
Address : Department of Human Development and Family Studies, I.C. College of Home Science, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar - 125 004, India

Abstract

An investigation was undertaken with a view to assess the social skill development of preschoolers. A total of 50 children in the age group of 3–5 years were selected from rural areas of district Hisar. These children were subjected to age appropriate Vinland Behaviour Scale for assessment of their skills. Comparison of mean of boys to that of girls over the different age groups of 4–5 years. The boys were better in social skills than the girls which may be due to comparatively better interactions of parents or care givers towards boys. The overall mean values of social skills for boys were significantly higher than the mean of girls in the age group of 3–5 years.

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