Observing whether the child uses their creative imagination and are spontaneous throughout dramatic play. Observing whether the youngster shows a sense of humor and also delights in joking or clowning around. Observing the kid's receptive behavior during play tasks.
Lieberman (1966) identified playfulness as humorous, emotionally expressive, novelty-seeking, curious, open and also communicative. She developed preschool worksheets of questionnaires to aid educators to identify playfulness in kids as well as is separated into 5 sections.