Research shows that half of the child’s adult intelligence is formed during the first 4 years. That is why it is crucial that parents provide their child the best possible environment at home and choose a pre-school which has a stimulating environment for it’s your child’s formative years that will shape his entire life.
The best time to develop physical abilities: Let your child climb, run, try cycling. Choose a pre-school which is spacious enough to allow your child to be himself, conducts activities like yoga, skating, taekwon-do, develops gross and fine motor skills through special aids and tools.
The best time to develop socio-emotional skills: It is the peer group at the school or the friends in the neighborhood which form the learning ground for children about right behaviour, friendship, sharing. This is also the time when parents and his teachers should sow the seeds of invaluable lifeskills of confidence, leadership, self-reliance, etc.
The best time to develop intellect: A child’s brain should be stimulated through toys, scientific tools, and specially designed activities. This helps to develop the child’s reasoning abilities, perception, problem solving and form a scientific attitude.
The best time to develop language: Expose your child to as many languages as possible. Start reading to him right from the age of six months. Stage exposure at this age and opportunities to express are a must to hone the child’s communication skills.
The best time to develop creativity: Talents like dancing, singing, playing musical instruments, painting, sculpting can be discovered and should be given direction not when the child grows up but when he is still in his formative years. So give your child freedom as well as the opportunity to explore his inner self. And if you give unconditional love and appreciation to your precious darling, there’ll be no looking back.