While your child learns in school, there are quite a few things you can do at home to support his learning. Here’s how you can do it.
By Arun Sharma
Young children go to school only for a few hours. They spend the rest of the time at home. Parents can utilise the time their children spend at home to engage in some fun activities to help them learn more. After all, it is a proven and accepted fact that children start doing better in academics when parents involve themselves in their child’s education.
Here are a few fun activities that you can do with your preschooler to encourage her to learn and develop an interest in academics.
Teaching your child how to read is very important as reading plays a critical role in absorbing and assimilating information. Some of the ways you can encourage your child to learn to read are:
Developing the ability to write helps us communicate our thoughts and ideas in a more detailed manner. The following activities will make learning to write an enjoyable activity:
Almost everything in our lives is connected to numbers. Here are some simple tips to teach numbers to your child:
The world is a colourful place and knowledge of colours is essential for a child to understand his surroundings in a better way. Some fun ways to learn about colours are:
Every child loves to listen to music and hum their favourite tunes. Sing along with your child or play his favourite rhymes or songs on the music system.
While working around the house, call over your child and tell her how the pressure cooker works or why we boil water before drinking or how the refrigerator keeps things fresh. This will help her understand the how’s and why’s of things we use in our everyday lives.
It is a misconception that children can be taught only with the help of books and while seated in a chair. This article suggests only a few ideas; however, you can come with your set of innovative ones to help your child learn more.
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