child has a beneficial effect
– Mom, do not turn off the light! “You know, I’m tired of your tricks.” You are already big – you’ll go to school. Well, what are you afraid of? – What if you leave and Baba Yaga appears … – What Baba Yaga? It’s time to know that she only happens in fairy tales. OK, lets see. No under the bed. No in the closet. No behind the curtain. Where else? Sleep. We are all at home. – Mom, do not turn off the light! Does this dialogue remind you of anything? I think yes. Many parents are familiar with children’s fears from the experience of their children, as well as from their own, children’s, half-forgotten, or, conversely, quite alive. What are these fears? Darkness, thunderstorms, heights, war, fire, Baba Yaga, Kashchei, Barmaleya, angry dog, aliens, robbers, monsters, germs, vaccinations, fear of being lost in an unfamiliar place, going down and going up in the elevator, staying home alone. Continue reading
How to psychologically prepare a child for school?
As experience shows, for successful schooling, in addition to the availability of specific knowledge, skills and abilities, a certain level of development of the ability to cognitive activity is necessary, that is, the child must have differentiated perception, be able to compare, generalize objects and phenomena, be able to analyze and synthesize the information received, be able to independently to draw conclusions. Therefore, in preparing for school, much attention should be paid to the development of cognitive interests, intellectual activity. Clear and correct representations of the child about the phenomena of nature and human society will facilitate his mastery of the school curriculum. Continue reading