The Material for parent conferences – Tips for parents of future first graders
Soon to school. This fall or next year your child will cross its threshold. In an effort to help him confident to take that step parents are often knocked down in search of agencies and private practitioners that prepare children for the entrance interview. And forgotten a simple truth: education can make a child smart, but happy only makes it heartfelt, intelligently organized communication with family and loved ones — family.
In your power to create in the family is an environment that will not only prepare your child for academic success, but also will allow it to take its rightful place among classmates, to feel comfortable at school.
Often share with a child memories of happy moments of his past.
Early school life is a big test for a small person.
This time it’s easier to survive by children with a pre-formed warm attitude towards school.
This attitude develops from contact with past loved ones. Scroll down together with the child’s family photo archive. This activity is extremely useful for all family members. The return to the best moments of the past makes a person stronger and more confident in myself.
Your good memories of school days, funny stories from school life and stories about the childhood friends will fill the soul of the child of joyful anticipation.
Help the child to master the information, which will allow him not to be lost
Usually children of this age to the question: “How’s your mother’s name?” — answer: “Mama.” Make sure your child remembers their full name, telephone number, home address, parents ‘ names. It will help him in an unfamiliar situation.
Encourage your child to keep in order the things
The child’s success in school is largely dependent on how he is able to organize their workplace. You can do this boring procedure more attractive. Prepare in advance in the family, workplace child: let him have my desktop, my pens and pencils (the pencils have to first sharpen while you, dear parents) .
All this as adults, but it is the personal property of the child!
And responsibility for the order too personal, as in adults.
Don’t scare the child’s difficulties and failures in school
Many children of this age are restless. Not all are brilliantly reading and arithmetic. Many hard to find in the morning and quickly assembled in kindergarten.
In this regard, it is quite understandable desire of parents to warn children about the upcoming troubles. “The school will not take. “, “Two will be put. “, “In class laugh at him. “In some cases, these measures can be successful. But the long-term consequences are always dire.
Do not try to be a child teacher.
Strive to maintain friendly relations Some children have difficulties in communicating with other children. They may get confused in the presence of unfamiliar adults.
You can help your child overcome these difficulties. Try to ensure children on the Playground near the house and take part in this game. The kids love to play with their parents.
Encourage your child to invite to his birthday his friends. This day will be unforgettable for him, if in the program of the celebration will be a place for joint games of children and adults.
Let the child feel that he can count on your support in any situation. Some training sessions with the child it is impossible to achieve.
Teach the child how to respond to failure
Your child was in the last game and defiantly refused to play with friends on. Help him to cope with disappointment. Invite the children to play again, but slightly change the rules of the game. Let the winner is only the first, and all others are losers. Mark as the game progresses, the success of each. ‘t encourage chronic losers hope. After the game, note the child on how to react to the loss of other players. Let him feel the value of the game and not win.
Good manners of the child is the mirror of family relations
“Thanks”, “Sorry”, “Can I.” must be included in the child’s speech to school. Moralizing and pontificating difficult to achieve. Try to exclude from communication between members of the family orders and commands: “I never hear this again!”, “Go take the trash out”. Turn them into polite requests. The child will copy your style. Because he loves you and seeks to emulate in every way.
Help your child gain a sense of self-confidence
The child should feel in any situation as naturally at home. Teach your child to listen carefully to your needs, on time and of course report them to adults. On the walk you went somewhere to eat. Invite a child to make for myself. Next time let him do the ordering for the whole family. Let him try to ask in the clinic, “Where is the bathroom?” or he will get a turn to a specialist.
Encourage your child to be independent in everyday life
The more the child can do independently, the more adult it feels.
Teach the child to undress and put her clothes, buttoning buttons and zippers. (Remember that little fingers can deal only with large buttons and zippers. ) Tying bows on the Shoe laces will require special care and attention from your side. It is desirable, if not before going outside. It is better to devote a few evenings.
Teach your child to make their own decisions
The ability to make choices develops in a person’s sense of self-esteem. Talk to your child about the menu family Sunday lunch. Let him choose a dish for the holiday table and picks up the clothes appropriate to the weather. Planning family enjoyment of all family members on weekends more difficult. Encourage your child to consider the interests of the family and incorporate them into everyday life.
Strive to make useful every moment of communication with the child.
If your child help you bake a birthday cake, introduce the main measures of volume and mass.
Grocery stores — a very suitable place for the development of attention and active listening child. Ask your child to put in the basket: three packs of biscuits, a packet of butter, a loaf of white and a loaf of black bread. Your request will state at once and do not repeat.
Child help you set the table. Ask him to put on the table four deep plates, each plate put a spoon on the right. Ask: how many spoons do you need?
The child prepares for sleep. Ask him to wash your hands, hang the towel on the hook, turn off the lights in the bathroom.
Walking down the street or while in the store, pay attention to the words of the inscriptions that surround us everywhere. Explain their significance.
Consider the trees, footsteps, cars passing by.
Teach the child to feel and wonder, encourage her curiosity
Pay attention to the first spring flowers and the autumn colors of the forest.
Take him to the zoo together and find the great animal, then the most high.
Watch the weather and outlines of clouds.
Keep a handwritten log of observations of the growth of the kitten.
Teach your child to feel.
Openly worry with him all the events of daily life, and his curiosity will grow into the joy of teaching.
Good luck to You and your children.