Of course, for many insects are pests and annoying creatures. But for kids it is the surrounding nature. Be sure to tell the kid about these amazing creatures, and to consolidate knowledge, you can use riddles!
How to invent riddles?
There is a huge amount of mystery. They can be found in children’s books or on the Internet. But you can try to come up with riddles yourself, it’s not so difficult! You can do it yourself, and maybe the baby will want to participate in this amazing process.
Thus you will contribute to the development of the imagination of the crumbs, help unleash the creative potential. This activity will be very exciting, especially if you arrange the riddles in the form of a colorful picture book.
So, if you decide to try yourself in this unusual role, then you should know a few steps.
The first step is to choose a subject that you will need to guess later. Of course, one must take into account the age of the child, because a two-year-old child can hardly show excessive logical thinking, which is unusual for him.
He will be able to reflect on something very simple that he faces every day. Whereas almost a schoolboy can easily guess the most difficult puzzles. The subject may be a natural phenomenon, an animal or a plant, well, and many others.
Then it is worth considering how this item differs from other similar ones? For example, if you chose a bear, then let the kid try to tell how he differs from a wolf or a fox? Help the baby with leading questions: what is it? What do you do? What is eating?
Once we have decided on the signs, we make up the riddle itself. The best perceived poems. For quite crumbs fit one quatrain. It is easy to remember and repeat.
If the poet’s abilities have not opened up in you, you can try a denial device that is very easy for children. For example, he does not bark, does not bite, but does not let him into the house. Such puzzles can be easily and with interest to guess, but to invent them even easier.
It’s okay if at first the puzzles are completely unpretentious – it should be so. Let the child learn to analyze, compare and think. Then he will be able to ponder on much more complicated puzzles, you for joy and pride!
The guesses are in order: ant, bee, butterfly, firefly, mosquito, ladybug, grasshopper, beetle, bumblebee, dragonfly, caterpillar, spider, cricket, wasp, fly.