Homework for the smallest
What kind of work can kids be entrusted with?
Answered by Natalya Barlozhetskaya, child psychologist
Each parent wants his child to be hardworking, grow up as an assistant. If you entrust the child with a business that exceeds his capabilities, the result will disappoint both sides. And next time the baby will refuse to help you. His self-esteem is supported only by a positive result,
What kind of work can be offered to children of different ages?
• Up to 2 years, you can give your baby simple tasks-instructions: bring a napkin, put a spoon next to a plate, put a bread box with bread on the table
• From 2 to 3.5 years - the time when children may appear own, assigned only to them, permanent duties. Hang your clothes in the closet, carefully arrange the shoes in the hallway, pour water into the dog’s bowl, feed the fish, water the flower
• From 3.5 to 5 years - the responsibilities of the child are expanding. He should already clean his toys before going to bed, make the bed, put clean clothes in the closet and take dirty clothes to the washing machine, sprinkle animal feed.
• From 5 to 7 years - assigned to a child certain areas of personal responsibility, duties that only he performs. The senior preschooler is able to keep his room in order.
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