Children learn by imitation, both good and bad, will look at you and will have you as your greatest reference. Take the opportunity to show by example both values, manners and education, and to eat with a varied and balanced diet. They better see you eat fruit than tell them a hundred times that they have to eat fruit and the same thing happens in other areas, such as those related to technology, a fundamental part of our lives and a great tool for them to progress a little each day.
How do children learn?
The children repeat the behaviors of the elderly. If you don't want them to say tacos, it's best not to say them yourself. If you want them to read, the best thing you can do is read a lot and see that handling books is common at home. And so with everything.
In addition, children like to play to be older, and that is why they are habitual the games that mimic the behaviors of parents: play with mums and dads with dolls, play cooking, driving ... So they discover the world and learn what they will have to live in the future.
After two years, the symbolic game: it's about the ability to make mental representations and play with them. Children are able to play alone, spontaneously and naturally, without anyone directing them, through symbols. They make a pencil a comb and comb their wrists, or that a stone is a train that goes along a path. Symbolic play is probably the greatest learning instrument that exists, since it helps them with language, with socialization with other children, and to develop their skills. Playing is the best way to learn..
From the age of four they begin to socialize more, and the group games they love them. It is also the time for them to start reinforcing things they see in school, such as numbers, letters, shapes and sizes, and that they do it having fun, to practice what they have learned. They also like educational games like puzzles, mazes or coloring games. Small problems that pose a challenge to solve.
Your first educational tablet
Our children are digital natives. Since they were born they have seen us using mobile phones, tablets and computers both for work and for our daily leisure. And the screens love them. From a very young age they learn to slide them with their finger. Instead of playing with our tablet, it’s more convenient for them to have one for themselves, age appropriate, with which they will learn a lot of things while having fun.
The Happy Tab of Chicco el first evolutionary tablet That grows with your son. It is designed for use from 18 months to 6 years. Comes with 21 installed applications and you can download thousands of more games for free via Wifi, so that the games are adapted to their stage of growth, enhancing their learning, logic and manual coordination.
To learn a good use of technology, we must practice by example. We cannot stay attached to the screen and social networks all day. There must be a time to play with the tablet and another to talk. In addition, they must learn that it is not used at the table, and that if someone speaks to us, we must turn the screen aside to listen to it. And adults, of course, act the same way.
With young children, tablets are especially useful when we are going to have to wait forcefully in a quiet place: in a restaurant, at the doctor or on trips. If they are entertained, the wait will be shorter and we can have them sitting while having fun and learning. Besides, the Happy Tab tablet It is easy to transport, so you can imitate mom and dad, from anywhere.
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