Moms and Dads, let’s start with this question, “Why does build child’s confidence always underlined in the various talks about parenting?
Yes, it’s true, because when a person has self-confidence, he has a great chance of becoming a superior person. Confidence makes him sociable, adaptable to the new environment. Challenges and difficulties will not break his spirits. Instead, it will encourage him to know more, try more, and believe that his efforts will succeed. And usually, it works!
Every parents wants to have a confident child. And you are lucky, because the confidence is not something given. Confidence, can be built and developed. And this is your chance to equip the child with the ‘sophisticated equipment’ he will need to navigate life.
A person with high self-confidence can control himself to act right at the right time. Not easy to despair, and soon rise when slumped. He is not dependent on others, but knows and does not hesitate to ask for help if he needs it. Thus, some of the positive impacts of a person acquiring a good confidence.
Many courses and training or tutoring are offered with the aim of improving children’s confidence. There is nothing wrong with that. It’s just that we want to share with you, about other simple, easy, free and self-made ways. The result will not only increase the child’s confidence significantly, but will also create a warm relationship between parents and children.
If you are interested, please follow the “Simple Activities to Build Child’s Confidence” article series, which we will present periodically. Spare time between series can be used to practice and observe its progress.
These activities can be applied to children aged 4-12 years. But before you try to apply it, keep this in mind: do not force the child to do exactly as you ask. That’s tantamount to giving a target for the child to achieve, and it just makes the child hate doing activities with you because he will feel depressed. These activities should be done with fun.
Moms and Dads, before you read the next series, you can visit this interesting article: How to Shape Children’s Behavior with Effective Reward and Punishment.