Cultivate Your Child's Humour Sense

Encouraging Your Child's Sense Of Humor

A sense of humor can brighten family life. You can blow raspberries on a baby's belly, put on a silly hat and chase a 3-year-old, or pretend to fall into a pile of leaves to amuse a first-grader. As kids grow into preteens and teens, you can share...

Comic Relief: Raise Funny Kids

During a playdate, I overheard my 6-year-old daughter, Sydney, and her friend telling jokes to each other. They had obviously made up the riddles themselves. ("Why did the chocolate-chip cookie cross the road? To get to the milk! Get it?")

How To Cultivate Humor

Humor doesn't typically come to mind in the same breath as depression. But humor can be an important ally in getting beyond the rigidity of thinking that accompanies depression and keeps people locked into a depressed state of mind.

Big Story: How To Raise A Fun And Funny Child | Babycenter

Developmental experts who've studied humor say a childhood filled with laughter and fun has benefits that last a lifetime. "A sense of humor offers a huge advantage in life," says Lawrence J. Cohen, author of and a psychologist specializing in chi...

The Second Humor Habit: Cultivate A Playful Attitude

The Feb. 10 and Feb. 19 articles were devoted to the First Humor Habit in Dr. McGhee’s . Again, this series of articles offers general guidelines for what you need to be doing throughout the week to strengthen each Humor Habit.

Six Ways For Parents To Cultivate Strong, Curious, Creative Children

One thing is certain: for the vast majority of young children, curiosity comes naturally because so much of the world is foreign to them. But there are obstacles. Faced with the unusual, unknown, unfamiliar, and uncertain, children might feel curi...

Laughter Is The Best Medicine: The Health Benefits Of Humor And Laughter

Humor is infectious. The sound of roaring laughter is far more contagious than any cough, sniffle, or sneeze. When laughter is shared, it binds people together and increases happiness and intimacy. Laughter also triggers healthy physical changes i...

20 Silly Jokes For Kids | Babycenter

Now that your big kid's sense of humor has progressed, she appreciates riddles and more complex humor. Here are 20 great kid-friendly jokes to make your child laugh.

Developing A Sense Of Humour For Kids - Surf Excel

Children follow our example in so many areas of life, but did you know they learn to pick up their sense of humour from their parents? Though laughter has long been considered a basic instinct – a physical response to tickling, for example – recen...

Barbara Kay: Kids Today Need To Get A Sense Of Humour

Back in the day, comedians used to love performing on college campuses. Their audiences were young, hip and appreciative of edgy humour. Nowadays, not so much. In fact, alpha comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Larry the Cable Guy have — sepa...

Developing A Sense Of Humor

Putting a pair of underwear on your head may not get many giggles at a grown-up dinner party, but if you’re entertaining a table full of toddlers, few sight gags are more effective.

How Kids Develop A Sense Of Humour - Today's Parent

I once wore bright pink lipstick while picking Anna up from daycare, which prompted another kid at the daycare, Sadie, to tell me I was pretty. I asked Anna if she thought so, too, and she emphatically said no, which was funny. Later, I shared thi...

Child-Related Humour

A little girl was talking to her teacher about whales. The teacher said it was physically impossible for a whale to swallow a human because even though it was a very large mammal its throat was very small.

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Cultivate Your Child's Humour Sense

Deepthi MohanDeepthi Mohan
Laughter is thebest medicine. Humour is best tool.