Influence of fairy tales on child development
No matter how rapidly the society develops, no matter how the views on upbringing, values and attitudes change, we can not imagine childhood without a fairy tale. And this is absolutely right, because a fairy tale is simply necessary for the harmonious development of a little man.
To begin to read fairy tales to the favorite kid it is possible still when it is in a stomach at mum. True, the story of the fairy tale is not important at all: it is important for a child to hear his mother’s voice and affectionate intonations. With the same success, one can read articles from women’s magazines or adult works of art from an unborn child.
A newborn baby can read fairy tales, in principle, it is possible, but it will be much more useful to sing songs, tell pestles and nursery rhymes, read short author’s poems. At this age rhyme and rhythm; what is needed for the development of speech.
Closer to two years the child can already perceive prose, but overload it with reading of long fairy tales with a complex plot is not worth it. The first fairy tales of the baby should be simple and understandable for him. The best option is folk tales, for example, Turnip, Teremok, Kolobok, Ryaba Ryoka. These tales have a linear plot and a fairly simple figurative series.
Present time of fairy tales comes to 4 years. By this age, the kid is immersed in a world of imagination, fantasy and artistic images. He is able to understand the plot, to associate himself with the heroes of fairy tales, to draw some conclusions.
The main purpose of fairy tales is to tell the child about the structure of the world, about the laws that govern life in society. In other words, fairy tales prepare a child for the future adulthood. In addition, fairy tales form moral guidelines, instilling in the child ideas about the good and the bad, about good and evil.
Living the plot of the fairy tale, the child develops emotionally, learns to empathize, rejoice, grieve along with the characters, looking for a way out of the problem situations. It turns out that reading fairy tales for a child is not just a rest, it is learning in a school of life. That’s why parents should seriously and with responsibility approach fairy tales in the life of the baby.