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Klein, Helen Altman – Childhood Education, 1999
Describes how parents can instill habits of safety in very young children to help their future teenagers be safe and responsible drivers. Discusses the importance of developing safety habits while automobile and bicycle riding, instilling in toddlers a sense of responsibility through practice, being aware of the power of parental modeling, and…
Descriptors: Bicycling, Child Rearing, Child Responsibility, Child Safety
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Blue, Gladys F. – Childhood Education, 1986
Reviews literature focusing on six aspects of pet-person relationships that are most relevant to the growing child. Areas include love, attachment, and comfort; sensorimotor and nonverbal learning; responsibility, nurturance, and competence; learning about the life cycle; therapeutic benefits; and nurturing humaness, ecological awareness, and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Responsibility, Children, Early Childhood Education
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Heath, D. Terry; McKenry, Patrick C. – Childhood Education, 1989
Discusses the potential benefits of having pets for self-care children. Researchers suggest that companion animals can lower blood pressure, show up high on a list of children's helpers and indirectly increase feelings of safety. (RJC)
Descriptors: Child Responsibility, Childhood Needs, Children, Pets
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Caldwell, Bettye M. – Childhood Education, 1989
Discusses historical and contemporary views of children's rights. Considers the roles of parents and society in ensuring these rights. Also discusses the role of early childhood professionals in enhancing the protection rights of children. (BB)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Child Responsibility, Childrens Rights, Early Childhood Education
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O'Brien, Shirley J. – Childhood Education, 1988
Explains the benefits of pet ownership for young children. (SKC)
Descriptors: Child Responsibility, Children, Pets, Self Esteem