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DFSniper
09-24-2007, 05:55 PM
ok, for my General Psychology class i have to survey 10 people on the following questions:

First, general data about yourself:

Gender:
Age:
Highest level of education completed:
Marital Status:
Occupation:
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?:

~these are simple numerical answers~

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away.
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon.
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control.
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help form an adult.
5) Help set the table for dinner.
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult.
7) Fold and put away clean clothes.
8) Take out the garbage.
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items.
10) Take a bath by him/herself.

i hope 2 surveys in one day isnt overkill for you guys! :D

marvin-martian
09-24-2007, 06:06 PM
Gender:Male
Age:18
Highest level of education completed: Highschool grad.
Marital Status: Dating
Occupation: Checkered Flag car dealership
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?: not really anymore

~these are simple numerical answers~

I dont know if these following ones are if a child is physically/mentally able to, or when they should start doing it, so I may have to change my answers, depending.

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away. 3ish?
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon. 2?
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control. 3
4) Use a vacuum cleaner with some help form an adult. 5
5) Help set the table for dinner. 5-7?
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult. what do you call "dress"? well- 8 motor function wise- 5
7) Fold and put away clean clothes. 9
8) Take out the garbage. 9
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items. 8
10) Take a bath by him/herself. 6


so am i a bad parent?

oldironmudder
09-24-2007, 06:13 PM
Gender: male
Age: 21
Highest level of education completed: college
Marital Status: ball & chain :p
Occupation: construction right now
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?: ya

~these are simple numerical answers~

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away. 2
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon. .5 - 1
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control. 2
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help form an adult. 5.5 - 6
5) Help set the table for dinner. 6
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult. 4-5
7) Fold and put away clean clothes. 5
8) Take out the garbage. 8ish
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items. 4
10) Take a bath by him/herself. 7

leed
09-24-2007, 06:36 PM
Gender: Male
Age: 17
Highest level of education completed: 11th Grade
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Data Enterer
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?: Yes, my own (paintball markers), and others.

~these are simple numerical answers~

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away. - 3
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon. - 2.5 - 3
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control. - 1
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help from an adult. - 8
5) Help set the table for dinner. - 5
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult. - 5 ?
7) Fold and put away clean clothes. - 7
8) Take out the garbage. - 7
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items. - 6
10) Take a bath by him/herself. - 6?

Ones with ? are ones I really have no idea about. I don't remember when I could do that stuff by myself so..

DFSniper
09-25-2007, 06:07 AM
I dont know if these following ones are if a child is physically/mentally able to, or when they should start doing it, so I may have to change my answers, depending.


when they should start doing it.

thanks guys, 3 down, 7 to go.

Critical
09-25-2007, 06:34 AM
Gender: M
Age: 32
Highest level of education completed: Some College
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Sales/Marketing
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?: Yes, both my own and others, ranging from 4 days to 11 years.

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away.
2-ish
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon.
18 months
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control.
2
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help from an adult.
6
5) Help set the table for dinner.
5-6
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult.
2
7) Fold and put away clean clothes.
3
8) Take out the garbage.
3-4
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items.
3-4
10) Take a bath by him/herself.
4-5

Warnichek
09-26-2007, 12:37 PM
ok, for my General Psychology class i have to survey 10 people on the following questions:

First, general data about yourself:

Gender: Male
Age: 34
Highest level of education completed: High School
Marital Status: Happily Married
Occupation: Service Supervisor for NAFECO
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?: A lot. 2 of my own and 6 nieces & nephews

~these are simple numerical answers~

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away. 3
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon. 2
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control. 3
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help form an adult. 7
5) Help set the table for dinner. 7 or 8
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult. 3
7) Fold and put away clean clothes. 8
8) Take out the garbage. 9
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items. 7
10) Take a bath by him/herself. 5

i hope 2 surveys in one day isnt overkill for you guys! :D

let us know the results.k?

vwjimmy
09-26-2007, 03:31 PM
ok, for my General Psychology class i have to survey 10 people on the following questions:

First, general data about yourself:

Gender:Male
Age:42
Highest level of education completed:BBA
Marital Status:Married
Occupation:Auto Repair Shop Owner/Operator
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?:Yes
~these are simple numerical answers~

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away. 2
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon. 1
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control. 2
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help form an adult. 7
5) Help set the table for dinner. 7
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult. 3
7) Fold and put away clean clothes. 6
8) Take out the garbage. 10
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items. Never!!!
10) Take a bath by him/herself. 4
i hope 2 surveys in one day isnt overkill for you guys! :D
My .02

HelpDeskHustler
09-26-2007, 04:41 PM
Gender: M
Age: 18
Highest level of education completed: 11th
Marital Status: s
Occupation: computer industry
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?: 3hr/week max

~these are simple numerical answers~

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away. 2
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon. 2
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control. 2
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help form an adult. 4
5) Help set the table for dinner. 5
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult. 5
7) Fold and put away clean clothes. 10
8) Take out the garbage. 8
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items. 8, but done well... 10
10) Take a bath by him/herself. 6


I haven't been around many infants so the lower numbers are more of guesses.

TheRedBarron
09-26-2007, 04:53 PM
Gender: M
Age: PM me?
Highest level of education completed: Masters in psych
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Department of Human Services
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?: all day everyday?

~these are simple numerical answers~

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away-2
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon. 1 1/2
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control. My kid steals them..2
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help from an adult. 5
5) Help set the table for dinner. 6-7
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult. 3
7) Fold and put away clean clothes. 10
8) Take out the garbage. 10
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items. (who dusts?) 6
10) Take a bath by him/herself. 3


The lower numbers for me are more accurate as I have been around my own children who are still young, some of the stuff they havent done yet are more or less guesses, as the children I work with are often forced to do many of these things before they are ready...

Oscum Guy
09-26-2007, 05:01 PM
ok, for my General Psychology class i have to survey 10 people on the following questions:

First, general data about yourself:

Gender:M
Age:13
Highest level of education completed:elem> shool?
Marital Status:none
Occupation:student
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?: my bro? am i a child?

~these are simple numerical answers~

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away.3
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon.3
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control.3
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help form an adult.6
5) Help set the table for dinner.6
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult.4
7) Fold and put away clean clothes.6
8) Take out the garbage.5
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items.6
10) Take a bath by him/herself.6

i hope 2 surveys in one day isnt overkill for you guys! :D
dvjsd

SupaSnipa
09-27-2007, 06:33 PM
Gender:M
Age:15
Highest level of education completed:In 9th grade
Marital Status:N/A
Occupation:student
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?:my siblings



At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away.-no idea
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon.-young
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control.-4
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help form an adult.-5
5) Help set the table for dinner.-6
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult.-6
7) Fold and put away clean clothes.-6
8) Take out the garbage.-6
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items.-6
10) Take a bath by him/herself.-6

big_daddy_d
09-28-2007, 04:20 PM
Gender:M
Age:27
Highest level of education completed:some college
Marital Status:married
Occupation:US Army
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?:everyday



At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away.2
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon. 1.5
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control.2
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help form an adult.5
5) Help set the table for dinner.4
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult.3
7) Fold and put away clean clothes.5
8) Take out the garbage.7
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items.NEVER, Hell I'm not allowed to dust...
10) Take a bath by him/herself.Hard to say, I have a 5 year old I have to monitor or he'd end up drowning himself. Maybe 7?

Tito=PBL
09-28-2007, 04:47 PM
Gender: Male
Age:16
Highest level of education completed:clep biology
Marital Status:a son
Occupation:lifeguard (or was during the summer)
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?: yes

~these are simple numerical answers~

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away. 2
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon. 2
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control.2
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help form an adult.5-6
5) Help set the table for dinner.6-7
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult.5-6
7) Fold and put away clean clothes.6-8
8) Take out the garbage.9
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items.6
10) Take a bath by him/herself.6

Kenny_McCormic
09-28-2007, 05:08 PM
Gender: Male
Age:15
Highest level of education completed:in highscool
Marital Status:N/A
Occupation:student
Do you spend time with children (your own or others)?:yes
~these are simple numerical answers~

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away. 2
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon. 2
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control. 2
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help form an adult. 5
5) Help set the table for dinner. 5
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult. 4
7) Fold and put away clean clothes. 5
8) Take out the garbage. 8
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items. 8
10) Take a bath by him/herself. 5

DFSniper
09-29-2007, 09:35 AM
wow, thanks guys. thats enough. when i have time ill do the averages and let you guys know what i came up with. you've all made this project much easier.

DFSniper
10-11-2007, 01:55 PM
ok, you guys wanted to know the results. im sorry it took a while, but i had more important stuff to take care of.

At what age should a child be able to:
1) Help adult pick up toys and put them away. 2.3
2) Feed him/herself with a spoon. 1.9
3) Bring an adult an object, such as the remote control. 2.3
4) Use a vaccum cleaner with some help form an adult. 5.8
5) Help set the table for dinner. 6.1
6) Dress him/herself with little help from an adult. 4.2
7) Fold and put away clean clothes. 6.7
8) Take out the garbage. 7.7
9) Use a feather duster to help dust furniture items. 6.3
10) Take a bath by him/herself. 5.54

thanks again for everyones input.