It is important for the elementary school children to produce the play rule for regulating their relationship. The rule productions of the elementary school children were observed in their play situation. Participants were from the first grade to the third grade children in elementary school. Observations were made 27 days for two months using a tape recorder and field notes.One-hundred sixty-six rule production episodes were collected and analyzed. The reasons of producing rules were categorized into 14 patterns. The main results showed that there were many selfish reasons, the confirmation of the rule and the reasons by considering the human relations. And there were some reasons for the equity and the amusement. These results suggested that the elementary school children produced the selfish rules but could revised the rules with the consideration about others.
大分県立芸術文化短期大学研究紀要 = Bulletin of Oita prefectural College of Arts and Culture 55 43-52, 2018-03-15