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How to Nurture Creativity in Your Children

 


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Talents exists in all kind of individuals. Most of it is latent, waiting for a stimulation. Researchers believe that from the conception until age five, the cells in children need stimulation. Later is the learning stage. Hence it is a good idea to start talking to the child the moment you know you are pregnant.

In this new-age awareness is unlimited, exposure to the hazards of science and misuse of technology is rampant. When you recognize the creativity in your child, nurture it. It is not ideal to give into arbit demands based on glamour and glory. Suppose you realize that your child loves outdoor games, encourage the child into regimes, try and build his/her stamina and plan for nutritious meals. Enroll into a regular time schedule of practice sessions supervised by a coach. Please understand that academics are important too and never let that surpass a child's creative talents.

Urban life is routine and time-pressed for both parents and kids. The best place to nurture talent is your home. You may not be an art teacher or lack knowledge on origami. Moreover you may not know whether your child is inclined towards these craft and art concepts. Start at a young age, Tune off the Television, and spend free time in bonding with creative ideas. Arrange for an ambience. Children love surprises. For e. g. when the child wakes up after a siesta, surprise him with cartoon pictures and painting colors. For a child colors mean life. Its is oxygen for them. Paint holding the child's hand, and join the fun.

Get colorful with water colors. Go for good quality colors. Paint papers, paper plates, cups. Volunteer to model for face painting. What surely follows is giggles and squeals and that is what bonding means. You could later make a boat or fish with paper folding tricks and end the game in water play. Get the fun element strongly, never let anything be a routine or compulsion. Admitted that every parent would love to see their child on stage grooving to a popular number. But is your child inclined towards dancing? He might like pottery better! Hence try out such ideas at home. Make Fridays nights as talent sessions. Involve her friends in it. You are the best judge. Reading is miraculous. It builds vocabulary, they learn to form sentences, relate concepts and who knows this may be the stepping stone for a story teller at functions and later a gifted speaker.

To sum it up, expose your child to all elements, starting with talks, encouraging gibberish, play all types of music, children understand all languages. When older make life colorful with colors, clay work, get dirty on the sand, make castles, tear and crumple paper, stick with glue, and take them to park and aquariums. Let them see, imbibe and exhibit their aptitude. Recognize the talent and hone it further.

P. S. Do not force a child. Creativity is an instinct.

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