||Children's behavior seems more random and without a specific goal. This is the least common form of play.
||Children play by themselves, do not interact with others, nor are they engaging in similar activities as the children around them.
||Children are observing other children playing. They may comment on the activities and even make suggestions but will not directly join the play.
||Children play alongside each other, using similar toys, but do not directly act with each other.
||Children will interact with each other and share toys but are not working toward a common goal.
||Children are interacting to achieve a common goal. Children may take on different tasks to reach that goal.