1994'2, p.77
D'yachenko . , Veraksa N. E.
Elements of "carnival culture" in preschoolers' development
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L. S. Vygotsky's theory is applied to the study of different cultural forms (myth, fairy-tale, carnival) in child's mental development. "Carnival cultire" is unique because it unites principal learning structures, presented in specific laughter form, which is characteristic for developmental crucial points and is similar to the play - main form of preschoolers' activities.