We have a grandfather bought a bunch of different special training notebooks. And I didn’t study with the child and didn’t force her. In this case, the daughter in the kindergarten is not bragging. Recently, I read the opinion of a psychologist on this topic and realized that our positive result is not an accident, but a pattern.
My different acquaintances treated homework differently. One former employee read with her son every day, draw, play, do exercises on logic, mathematics, and so on. Yes, and she said: I don’t want to go to work! I would have worked with him for a couple of years!
The other one was also engaged, but through my huge I cannot and do not want. For her, it was another household duty, along with cleaning the apartment and cooking dinner. Constantly ached and suffered about this: What to do? It is necessary to cook the child somehow, otherwise they will not be taken to school.
After talking with one and the other, my conscience tormented me – I did not purposefully deal with the child at all. It was much more important for me to earn a sufficient amount of money for life, because besides me no one would take care of it.
No, the child does not grow in me like grass in the yard. Sometimes I make out a minute, and together we paint something, make applications, read books, sing, dance. Somehow they even had a pajama party. In the evening, the two of them fought on pillows, and then lay down to watch cartoons in order to stay up all night. Happy daughter fell asleep after 15 minutes 🙂
But we didn’t have purposeful activities. And at the same time in the garden every time they praise her! At six, she freely reads, counts hundreds, does elementary mathematical calculations, and quickly remembers poems. In general, the child is developed to the best of his age.
Where is the truth?
And the other day I read the opinion of a reputable child psychologist on the account of the early development of children at home. It turns out that the basic principle by which a child learns new knowledge is a positive emotional state, sincere interest. And not so much the child as mom.
That is, even if the child is interested in working with these developing notebooks, but the mother is sitting with him sour with thoughts of borscht boiling in the kitchen, there is no sense from these activities. The child is very quickly imbued with her mood and also loses interest in the activity.
Conversely, if the mother deals with him with sincere interest, the child absorbs everything and gets incredible experience and emotions. And it does not matter what kind of activity it is – counting apples and sticks in a notebook or picking up dandelions in the park. If the mother herself is carried away, this is the best moment for the development of the child.
In the end, when a mother does something with a child with enthusiasm, she can always find a way to practice the same math, color definition, or other developmental activities.
How do you do at home with your child?