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Introduction to Personality Types of Children Ages 2-6-Part 3-Extroverted and Introverted Judging

For very young children (aged 2-6), we recognized the two types from last weeks discussion:
1. Extraverted Perceivers (EP)
2. Introverted Perceivers (IP)
Here are the other two types ands its characteristics:
3. Extraverted Judgers (EJ)
4. Introverted Judgers (IJ)

Portrait of Extroverted Judging:
1. Strongly opinionated and self-confident, they think that they’re always right
2. Strong-willed and independent
3. Intelligent and capable
4. They’re curious about everything, and are always asking “Why?”
5. Energetic and enthusiastic
6. Active and interested in physical sports
7. Unusually powerful and authoritative presence for a child
8. They’re friendly and enjoy people
9. They prize competence and knowledge
10. Very honest and direct
11. Often unaware and uninterested in how others feel
12. They make decisions quickly and with authority
13. They may seem older than they are
14. They are very competitive
15. Independent and self-sufficient, they prefer to lead than follow
Portrait of Introverted Judging:
1. They have vivid imaginations
2. They’re curious about everything, and are always asking “Why?”
3. They enjoy spending time one-on-one with others, rather than in large groups
4. They’re often off in their own world, and have a dreamlike quality
5. They enjoy art and music
6. They love books, and especially enjoy fiction
7. They’re likely to hang back and watch before participating in a social situation
8. They’re intensely private, and don’t always share their thought and feelings
9. They like structure and are unsettled by chaos or unplanned events
10. They prefer sports that focus on individual performance rather than team sports
11. They are perfectionists
12. They’re serious and intense
13. They often seem older than they are, and may have older friends
14. They are original and independent, and value their uniqueness
15. They’re not overly concerned with grades, but they want to completely understand a subject that interests them

So, for younger children, we usually can identify 2 out of 4 of the preferences. Do you see the children that you teach fall into these characteristics? Do some have one or more types? It is interesting to see those childen fit into these types!

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