5 Play ideas to make your kid smarter!!
Encourage. Appreciate. Inspire
Encourage free play;
Unstructured and unguided play activates the mind and kids become more creative by inventing new games. It is so important to highlight how significant play is in the development of children. Kids are naturally inquisitive and play encourages them to think outside the box and create their own world. Being allowed to run jump and play freely makes the kid feel energetic. Set them free after the long school time; encourage them to invent new games. Give them enough space to create their own world. It freshens up their mind and body; let our kids be creative to face the brave new world.
Gift your kid creative soft play toys.
Buy them puzzle sets, building blocks that make them think and play at the same time. Researches have proved that children who play puzzle games are smarter than kids who play with computers. The different set of interlocking toy sets and creative soft play toys excite their senses. Through the tangled set of blocks kids are encouraged to create something of their own; in the meanwhile they learn to have patience and endurance to win the puzzle of life.
Take your kid to the children’s park or kids play area where lot of children gather and let them find their way among other kids. Choosing the play equipment by their own choice, increases their self-worth and being among other kids of the same age group help them in learning co-operation and people skills. Most of the kids grow up in nuclear families and apart from school they seldom receive an opportunity to play with many kids. The indoor and outdoor play areas offer a colourful ambience for the kids to have a blast.
Appreciate pretend play;
It helps in realizing the balance between fantasy and reality. It makes the child more active and expressive their by boosting the planning and organisational skills. Seemingly shy kids are often creative and they tend to have good observational skills. Help them by setting a creative ambience and they will do the rest. Role playing is a key to find their aptitude likes and dislikes. Appreciate when they play support all their endeavours and they will definitely shine. Let kids play like they wish and you may see wonders.
Allow time for self-exploration
Give them blank paper, paints, scissors glue clay etc and make them use it as they wish. It stimulates imagination and kids get a chance to explore their perception of the world around them. Buy them colours, painting kit clay moulds, card board boxes. Showcase their talents in your living room. Give small gifts for each new step they take. Help them cultivate new hobbies and nurture their in born talents.