Interview outline: Childs perception of change

  1. Let’s think that you are playing and somebody else is having the toy you want. What do you do?
  2. Let’s think that you’re playing and somebody comes to disturb you and interrupt your play. What do you do?
  3. What do you do when you’re playing with another child and he/she wants to change the play?
  4. What do you do when you’re friend don’t want to play with you?
  5. Let’s think that somebody comes to tease you. What do you do?
  6. When teacher comes to interrupt and stop you’re play what do you do?
  7. Let’s think that you’re playing with a friend and you’d like to change the play but you’re friend doesn’t want to change. What do you do?
  8. What do you do if in the kindergarten the teacher won’t play with you
  9. Let’s think thät you’re playing and the other doesn’t follow the rules. What do you do?
  10. What if you are doing something important and somebody disturbs you? What do you do?
  11. Think of a situation where your work fails and you don’t succeed. What do you do?
  12. What do you do if somebody takes you’re toys?
  13. Think that the teacher gets angry and blames you. What do you do?
  14. You may not leave the kindergarten alone but you would like to go home. What do you do?
  15. What if you are left alone among others in the kindergarten. What do you do?


The condition according to which the classification is made, is underlined. In the first class are answers were the children try to adapt to the condition or get away from the condition. In the second class are the answers were children try to change the condition or set their own condition in the situation without taking into account the given condition.