Learning - Life Skills | 5-12 yrs

Life Skills For Kids

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Life for your little darling can be tough. With the peer pressure, competitive environment, media and hectic schedules that your child has now-a-days, it is no surprise that she needs a little help. Someday she will have to live a life totally independent of you. To this end she needs some essential life skills. Life skills can help your daughter lead a successful and satisfied life. Traits like resilience, positive thinking, anger management, critical thinking, creative thinking are some of the extremely useful life skills.

Healthychildren.org’ provides a great idea: “It’s not possible to protect our children from the ups and downs of life. Raising resilient children, however, is possible and can provide them with the tools they need to respond to the challenges of adolescence and young adulthood and to navigate successfully in adulthood.”

Life skills are not only for self-care and self-sufficiency, but also for empowerment, socializing and confidence. Confidence is a state of mind and cannot be learnt as a set of rules to follow. Life skills impart confidence. Similarly, empathic listening is a life skill that improves mutual understanding and trust. Respect is an important strength that an emotionally stable individual should possess. In addition to these, effective communication skills are also essential for success in any stream today. Also, it is never too early for your little princess to begin learning about team work.

To learn more about these valuable skills and how to teach them to your child, dig into this ClipBook. It is an essential read for any responsible parent.

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