chapter  3
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Behaviour begins with a ‘C’

Cooperation is part of the human condition. We need to get along with others for our mutual survival. Most of us, young and old, want to work and play together! In order to actively demonstrate the cooperative and pro-social behaviour required in pre-school, however, children need to:

know exactly what is required; be able to do it; not be too tired, hungry, cold or anxious; feel good about doing it; not find it a threat; feel supported to be successful.