By the time a child has reached preschool age, his actions have become purposeful and willful, and his focus turns to his peers. Exploration of the environment is of the child’s own volition. He explores the people, relationships, and new society of which he has become a member – his school. The child must be allowed to construct his mind in this way, for these are the pillars on which future learning is built.
Now he wants to know ‘why’ and ‘how’. He has built up the capacity to reason about things, to concentrate on a task and persevere to its conclusion and now he is able to put these skills to good use in finding the answers to all of his questions