Children’s Temperament



This lesson discusses children’s temperaments and how temperament affects behavior. It also addresses child care strategies for managing temperament and nurturing children’s unique personalities.


RECALL the definition of temperament.

RECALL the role temperament plays in early childhood.

IDENTIFY three categories of temperament.

IDENTIFY temperament traits of infants, toddlers, and young children.

RECALL the relationship among children’s temperaments, conflict, and educational growth.