SOLITARY PLAY

the play a child does by himself who is unaware of other children playing close by. Compare associative play; cooperative play; parallel play. Also read the social play.

SOLITARY PLAY: "Joe used solitary play even when surrounded by other children."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SOLITARY PLAY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/solitary-play/ (accessed June 25, 2017).
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