Lockdown or not a child’s education should never stop, as parents, you can continue with your child’s learning, if you make it a part of their daily life.
You can also follow some insightful tips to help your kids learn during the Coronavirus lockdown.
How Do Kids Learn at Home?
Children learn through examples, and by observing their parents, teachers, and friends. Now that you and your child are home 24×7, your child will learn a lot by observing you.
Your child will watch how you behave in talk and mirror your actions. So, as parents, be mindful of your language and actions when your child is around
How to Helps Your Kids to Learn at Home
Teaching kids at home may seem like a huge task, but it’s quite easy and only requires some minor adjustments and additions. Let’s look at some ways in which you can help continue your child’s learning at home during the lockdown.
1. Reduce Screen Time
Minimize your child’s screen time after they are done with this cool work, of course. You can get them a puzzle or board game to keep their minds engaged.
Experts say that parents should help their children focus on physical activities that switch the brain from a passive to an active state.
2. Present House Problems
Talk about simple problems of everyday life with your child, ask them for a solution. This will make them feel valued and responsible and emulate their logical reasoning.
3. Engage in DIY Activities
A DIY activity doesn’t have to be building or making things at home. It could be any activity or game that can easily be performed at home by your child.
Expert recommends cutting shapes out of cardboard and asking your child to string them together while calling out the names, you could try other activities too.
4. Spend Quality Time Eith Your Kids
Use lockDown as an opportunity to spend some quality time with your child, and to bond with them. You could play cards, or board games, or simply talk.
Reading is fun, plus it offers several benefits to a child, right from improving their vocabulary to stimulating their imagination. Reading also enhances creativity and increases retention.
6. Set a Routine
Instilling a sense of discipline in your child from early on will help them in life. So set a routine for yourself and your child.
7. Foster Independence
Allow your child to make small decisions. This will help them become independent and enhanced their decision-making skills.
Your child’s learning process should continue even at home during the lockdown, and with a few adjustments and action steps, you can teach life skills for your child, enhance their development and learning, and help them become disciplined in life.