Early childhood — a very short span in the life of a person. But during this time the child acquires significantly more than for the rest of his life. Many psychologists and educators believe that the most important is the age from birth to three years.
Famous Japanese specialist on early development Masaru Ibuka in his book “After three late” tells the story of how early life experiences affect the future destiny of man. The fastest leapfrog development occurs just at this time. But after three years the child continues to learn about the world. So the fact remains — all children of preschool age are unusually sensitive to all kinds of influences. If we do not notice the results of some impacts, this does not suggests that they are not. Preschoolers are ready to chat, learn new skills, develop existing abilities. The task of parents — to put them on the right path.
Visual-figurative thinking begins to emerge in children at the age of one and a half years and finally formed to five years. Using such thinking, the child is able to solve different tasks with real objects. This means that a child aged four to five Continue reading
Many children go through a period between two and four years – when the beats and biting is a form of communication, often the only one to Express this or that in their condition, for example: “I am angry” or “I want this.” Not having even the power of speech and, thus, not knowing how else to Express their wishes and requests, they tend to resort to using his fists or sharp baby teeth. Despite the fact that this is a normal stage of child development, such aggressiveness can turn into a habit. Children who, growing up, learn to suppress their aggression and to communicate with others using oral speech, often become real fighters. Through the fights, the children can produce their own things to which they aspire, but it will make them outcasts in the children’s company and other kids will be afraid of them.
If your child is in this phase of development, he may soon pass her. To bring this point (and to help protect other children!), you can use the tips that will help your child get rid of aggressive habits.
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The question of development of cognitive activity was addressed by many researchers and practitioners. But here came my turn to delve into the study of this problem. And therefore your attention I would like to present the experience of implementation in the educational and developmental activities of the Department in such form of cognitive activity of preschool children, interactive tour.
It seems appropriate to begin our narrative with some theoretical aspects, on which I relied when designing tour programs and which, in principle, and prompted the choice of this form of sightseeing.
In the first place. What is cognitive activity? Under cognitive activity of preschool children should understand the activity, manifested in the learning process. It is expressed in passionate about making information, in an independent search for answers to the questions, in the manifestation of creativity. Also an important characteristic of cognitive activity is the ability to assimilate the ways of knowing and to use the obtained knowledge in the future.