NURTURING CREATIVITY FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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Why is creativity important for children?

Creativity fuels the ability to problem-solve, innovate, and explore new and unfamiliar areas. It is the hallmark of ingenuity, which leads to successes in the world of art, science, and technology. Children who are encouraged to think creatively have higher self-esteem and motivation.

TIPS FOR NURTURING CREATIVE MINDS

Below are tips and suggestions for nurturing your child’s imagination and creativity:

Spend time outdoors 

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One of the common issue with today’s millennials is their exposure to mobile screen time. It may keep them busy and may give you a false sense of smartness but such exposure is not required at such a young age. Hence, We must encourage the child to spend some time in nature. The benefits of nature for child development are endless. Because nature is ever-changing, it provides countless opportunities for discovery, creativity, and problem-solving. The natural world inspires children to think, question…

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Encouraging good behaviour: Parenting tips

Here are some practical tips for putting this positive approach into action.

1. Be a role model

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Use your own behaviour to guide your child. Your child watches you get clues on how to behave – and what you do is often much more important than what you say. For example, if you want your child to say ‘please’, say it yourself. If you don’t want your child to raise her voice, speak quietly and gently yourself. More often than not, Children are the mirror image of their environment.  

2. Compliment your child being ‘Kind, Good, Honest’

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When your child is behaving in a way you like, give her some positive feedback. For example, ‘Wow, you’re playing so nicely. I really like the way you’re keeping all the blocks on the table’. This works better than waiting for the blocks to come crashing to the floor before you take notice and say, ‘Hey, stop that’.

 

3. Be a child

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When you get close to your child, you can tune in to what he might be feeling or thinking. Being close also helps him focus on what you’re saying about his behaviour. If you’re close to your child and have his READ MORE

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How to encourage good behaviour in your child

Here are some practical tips for putting this positive approach into action.

1. Be a role model

Role_model

Use your own behaviour to guide your child. Your child watches you get clues on how to behave – and what you do is often much more important than what you say. For example, if you want your child to say ‘please’, say it yourself. If you don’t want your child to raise her voice, speak quietly and gently yourself. More often than not, Children are the mirror image of their environment.  

2. Compliment your child being ‘Kind, Good, Honest’

50WaystoPraiseaChild-PositiveFocusSuccess-791x1024

When your child is behaving in a way you like, give her some positive feedback. For example, ‘Wow, you’re playing so nicely. I really like the way you’re keeping all the blocks on the table’. This works better than waiting for the blocks to come…

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