Observed 47 preschool girls (2.5-4 yrs old) in social interaction with boys and girls. For young Ss, feminine toy preference was positively related to interaction with girls, whereas masculine toy choice was positively associated with interaction with boys. For older girls, feminine toy choice was positively related to interaction with girls. Large, older girls tended to play with masculine toys. (5 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).
- free-play setting, correlates of feminine vs masculine toy preferences, 2.5-4 yr old females
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Developmental and Educational Psychology
- Life-span and Life-course Studies