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Submitted: 15 April 2014
HERDIN Record #: NCR-OLFU-14041515051749

Filipino preschoolers’ perception of gender appropriate toys and their parents’ belief about genderized play.

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Preschoolers who are commonly at the age of three (3), four (4) and five (5), both boys and girls were studied regarding their perception about genderized toys and their parent's approval on it. This study was conducted for preschoolers, to know which toys are appropriate for each boys and girls and to identify their perception of their parent's approval on their choices of genderized toys. On the other hand, parents were surveyed to know the counterpart of their answer versus with their children. The thirty (30) preschoolers were asked to characterized/ enumerate which are girl toys and boy toys which is for their gender. The study resulted that the perceptions between parents and children regarding genderized toys were matched contraindicated to the previous study which was mismatched. Results show that girl preschoolers are more knowledgeable about genderized toys than boys' preschoolers. The present study shows that parents are more concerned about their child's happiness rather than their beliefs of genderized play and appropriate things for the appropriate sex of their child.

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This study aims to determine the preschooler's perception of genderized toy and their parents's perception towards genderized paly.

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