Dealing with curiosity in kids
Kids are known for their quick grasping power and sharp memory due to their developing intelligence level. They just learn anything with a little concentration. Besides the content you make them aware, they usually come up with some more queries. It is definitely more prominent in kids irrespective of the age group they belong. There is always an anxiety to know more. Even if they see things around them, there is a lot that is going- on within them. The keen behavior is not a faulty one, rather a good signal. It signifies the growth and willingness to move ahead.
I myself have experienced this with my daughter. Whenever she look up the sky whether in day time or night, she always arouse with so many questions. She just want to know more and more, about the solar system, planets, galaxy and so on. As she studies her school books, every time she tend to find it in practical life . I’m sure you all must be facing the same scenario.
In a world of a wide range of gadgets, how can kids be not curious to reveal the answers. Nowadays, it is much easier for parents to respond them quickly. It is all because of the instant internet availability in everybody’s reach. It sometimes may happen that a child ask you that even you are confused what to answer. In that case, you just try to find it out that very moment and clarify immediately.
Actually there must be a correct behavior from parent’s side, you can’t stop your children keenness. This is natural human tendency. They are in fact in right direction. Exploring new things will make them move with time rather than becoming constant. Never ignore your kids when they want a reply from you. It’s totally up to you how you make things clear keeping in mind the age of your child. If you are not responsive enough children tend to gather all their queries resulting in a huge pile of them. This may create a lot more confusion and frustration in them.
The behavior, talks and actions of kids act as the basic parameters on which you can easily judge their thoughts. They may be appropriate or there may be some discrepancy in the child’s views. Parents really need to analyse to make sure that their children are on right path and correct them whenever necessary.
There may be times when kids do ask you that is not relevant for their age. This may be because they have heard someone saying that in school or elsewhere. But in that particular situation parents need to be extra careful as some knowledge before time is harmful for your kids. Let them go with time and discover different areas.
Curiosity can sometimes indicate the field of interest in which kids may be reasonably talented. This way you can identify their choices and make them get trained from a professional . So, the phenomenon of curiosity, exploring new ideas and innovating is positive symbol and essential for kids growth.
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