Posts Tagged ‘Toddlers’

PostHeaderIcon Smart Way Choosing Edutainment For Toddlers

Nowadays many interesting edutainment programs are offered. But whether it is appropriate and beneficial for your toddler? Do not miscast. Here is some tips about how to choose edutainment for toddlers.

Edutainment is the places or situations that allow toddlers to learn while playing. For example, zoos, botanical gardens, marine parks and museums. These places give it easy for toddlers to learn while playing. Besides things that are real, edutainment can also be obtained from the CD.

In bookstores, you can find many kinds of CD edutainment. In recent years, the computer industries adopt the concept of edutainment. They developed educational programs on CD-ROM that uses the approach play and entertaining toddlers to love learning.

The program that is appropriate with those things is if your toddler loves to play with the computer, encourage them by providing edutainment CD according to the age.

There are some tips to introduce edutainment CD to toddlers, according to their age

* Toddler aged one to two years should be guided in using edutainment programs, because they can not do it alone.
* Toddler age of three tend to be rejected if taught, except when an adult acts as a friend to play.
* Toddlers age four years need a tutor to help him acquainted with a new program that would to play. Return to their problems and their resolution, the remaining children of this age prefer to solve their own problems.
* Children aged five years old do not need tutors who are too many plays. Children at this age just need a companion who can assist when needed. They always want to solve their own problems.

In general toddlers use a computer to learn while playing. You must be observant choose program that are suitable for your toddler.

The program should:

* Encouraging toddlers to explore, imagine and solve problems, reflect the lives of toddlers about what is already known by toddlers about their surrounding environment.
* Involve all the senses including voice and sound
* Not completed, so that the toddler had the opportunity to seek and explore, make choices and then find the result of their choice.

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PostHeaderIcon Types of your Toddlers (Part 1)

In fact, there are many ways to make the child feel comfortable and realize its potential. Here are four common personality types of toddlers. Then discover how to hone the quality of their behavior.

Loner type
Your child may be anxious to face outside environment and tends to be observers rather than to act. Because little bit difficult to adapt to new environments, give them time to familiarize.

How to develop their potential:
• Let them lean on you. When meeting new people, hug your child and talk with a soothing voice.

• Do it slowly. Children of this type do not like to be kissed by others. If possible, offer their favorite toy.

• Combine new flavors with a sense that they knows. This type of child who shame usually difficult to try new food, and give them something that they know, like apple sauce so they could dip the new food into the sauce.

• Prepare them. If you intend to a new place, tell your child about it. For example, there is an animal, theirs favorite toy – a lot more they know, they fell more comfortable.

• Appreciate the style. Not all children should be able to quickly socialization. Nothing wrong with kids that only have a few friends and prefer solitude. So do not force them, and do not make your child feel inferior. Come observe the surroundings with them without force them to join in it.

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