駄菓子屋の教育的機能--子どもと店員の関わりを通して Educational Function of DAGASHIYA(Traditional Cheap-Candy Shop for Children)
We can often find some children go to DAGASHIYA (traditional cheap-candy shop for children) at their free time. The purpose of this paper is to make clear educational function of DAGASHIYA by means of observing children's behavior and hearing conversation between children and shopkeeper in the corner of DAGASHIYA. The results are as follows：1) Children who most frequently go to DAGASHIYA as customers are higher grades girls of elementary school. 2) When children come to DAGASHIYA for buying some sweets, shopkeeper usually talks with children about various topics. For example they are about children's favorite sweets, everyday life of children, school event, and etc. 3) As DAGASHIYA shopkeeper observes and understands children who come to the shop in detail, children recognize shopkeeper one of their companions and are able to identify themselves.
教育実践総合センター研究紀要 (14), 65-74, 2005-03