There are a few fundamentals to keep in mind when teaching babies, and many of them you already know in your heart as a parent.
But first, you need to begin with this premise:
If intelligence is the capability to learn, then babies are born geniuses!
While a baby's brain has the potential to learn just about anything, parents come with an important role to play in determining simply how much - and just how easily - their baby learns.
Here, we discuss the key issues to remember when teaching your child.
A unique window of opportunity: 5 months' gestation to five years old
The younger the mind, the more malleable it's - this is exactly why young children are just like sponges. A baby's brain builds itself by forming connections in response to the stimulation it receives. The fetus begins responding to sound during month five in the womb, when her feeling of hearing becomes fully developed. This means that learning begins before birth.Little Reader
After birth, the baby's brain continues wiring itself in reaction towards the child's experiences of the world. Learning is quicker and more effortless of computer will ever be again. Acquiring our native language from birth guarantees that we'll master that language, it doesn't matter how linguistically gifted we grow to be as adults. It's all about harnessing the strength of a baby's brain. Likewise, you can now master the abilities of reading, math or music, as long as they begin learning at a young enough age.
Babies LOVE to learn!
A baby's brain is hardwired for learning, making babies probably the most avid students on the planet. What's more, babies and small children carry no baggage that comes from being sent to school and being subjected to quizzes, tests and examinations. For babies, learning is pure enjoyment.
Teaching should never be forced
Regular practice is important, but not to begin forcing. Above all, your son or daughter should benefit from the learning process. Hold lessons only when he is receptive, and end them before he loses interest.
Play is important
Babies and children need time to explore the planet around them, get objects and examine them, and obtain to grips using the laws of nature. Your child should spend nearly all her waking hours involved in hands-on play.
Relax enjoy yourself
Avoid focusing on getting your child achieve specific knowledge goals. Treat lesson time instead as an chance of strengthening the parent-child bond. Teaching your baby should not become a source of stress for either one of you. If you think this is happening, reevaluate your approach or tone down the lesson program as necessary.