Inoculation with good taste: how from birth to develop in the child a sense of beauty
When a small person comes into the world, often everything that he sees during the first years of his life (not counting the days in the hospital) is the walls of his home and a children’s playground in the yard. These smells, light and colors will remain in his memory for life. And you wondered how the development and perception of the child affects what he sees around him?
Many probably heard: 85% of the information about the world a person receives through the eyes and only 15% from other sources. In addition, scientists believe that the period of childhood is most sensitive to the impact of the environment: real or imaginary. It turns out, it is extremely important that already from the earliest years the child sees the beauty around him so that he learns from the cradle to appreciate and love it.
When a baby grows surrounded by beauty in all its diversity – from harmonious colors in the interior to a beautiful view from the window of his room, he, according to scientists, learns to solve problems creatively, find the interrelationships of different knowledge and phenomena in solving it, he has a flexible mind .
Further more. As the doctor of pedagogical sciences, a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education, Lyubov Grigorievna Savenkova, when a child begins to draw, sculpt, create, it develops in him a space of imagination: the breadth of imagination, the breadth and variety of impressions, thoughts.
According to another scientist – A.V. Bakushinsky, the largest domestic theoretician of aesthetic education – children’s creativity helps the child to perceive the surrounding reality in a new way, forms the ability to organize the environment, his world, create a certain mood.
Many, after reading these lines, according to nod: Yes, we do! I listened to classical music when I was pregnant. And now my children go to the drawing. Of course, this is very important. But is this enough for the full development of the child? Do parents use all opportunities to instill in children a sense of beauty?
In practice, as studies show, everything is not so simple. Lyubov Grigorievna Savenkova, already known to you, tells in her article about an experiment conducted among pupils of grades 4-8 of one of the secondary schools in Moscow.
Researchers decided to see if the children take part in the process of arranging the interior of the apartment, whether the adults take into account their desires and needs. Important nuance: all children lived in new homes, which means they had the opportunity to express their opinion when decorating the interior. After all, as a rule, each member of the family brings to the new apartment his understanding of coziness, convenience and beauty.