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Starting children learning is one of the crucial phases in a mother and children’s life. But when the mothers are busy, it becomes more difficult to pay much attention to children along with handling housing and workplace responsibilities. Whereas, the child learning period is a time that cannot be underestimated at any cost. At this phase, children develop cognitive, emotional, social, and communication. Therefore, toddlers need guidance at every step. Therefore, considering the importance of busy moms here we have planned some tips that make their teaching task easy.
- Set Goals
Setting a goal is one of the most important tasks. But, setting an objective for kids completely depends on the child’s age. For instance, when the child is between 6 months to 1 year, the goals will be different as these could be related to teaching them how to hold things and identify basic items. Later on, when the child gets older, the goals get changed depending on the purpose of teaching, curriculum, classes, and extracurricular activities.
- Establish a Reward System
When you are planning to teach something to kids, do not forget to reward them. Offer them some healthy or their favorite food as a sake for what they learned. It boosts their motivation and they will take more interest next time for learning more. If you are good at cooking you can also cook special dishes for children.
- Emphasize Oral Acquisition
While planning to teach something, start with the oral acquisition. It will help them to understand things. For instance, if you are planning to teach a foreign language, start with basic learning. Introduce some regular words such as hello or commonly used vocabulary. Whereas forcing kids to read and write everything in books could prove boring or frustrating. But oral acquisition can never let them bore, as you can ask questions while driving, watching television, during meals, or before bed.
- Don’t be afraid to ask for help
It is understandable finding spare time to teach special skills or something new to children could be hard for busy mothers. But in such cases, do not hesitate to take assistance from Early Learning centers, as they are experts for teaching children. Learning centers have experts and all necessary toys that help children to learn new skills. Students at learning centers also learn how to behave in society and play with children. Sometimes, these skills are hard to teach by parents due to many reasons. Even if you send children at an early stage, it helps in developing a sense of belongingness and build trust those that care for them
- It’s okay to use technology
When it’s about learning new things, it’s okay to favor the latest technology such as mobiles, laptops, or tablets. Sometimes, parents take an hour to ensure a child understands particular things, gadgets and tech toys can do these tasks in 5-10 minutes only. There are millions of learning videos that help children to learn quickly whether these involve table manners or learning a new language.
Hope the above information helps busy moms to teach things to children easily. Keep in mind, have patience while teaching as a toddler takes more time for learning. Otherwise do not hesitate to take assistance from learning schools for the betterment of children learning.