Small things sensitive period: to guide their children into nature, to improve observation
Small children, does not care about what kind of wear cute clothes, does not care about what kind of wearing a small hat, but do not focus on what to eat something every day, their concern is – sand, water, cookie crumbs, ant mosquitoes, flowers, thread, small patterns, pebbles, STRING, tunnel, ladybug • • • • • • adults do not understand, they think these small things there is nothing to see? But the child at this stage is like a small thing. Most of the time they will be a place to squat motionless, intently observed pebbles on the ground, tracking ant mosquito deeds, looking for a hole in the ground one after another, which in fact marked the child grows into the small things, the sensitive period.
Generally, this sensitive period from the beginning of the year and a half, continued until about four years old, in this period, those small things in a child’s eyes is very novel, always give him untold fun of. In fact, this is the beginning of the observation of small things, the ability of children to observe, so in this period, the mother to understand the child, do not bother to stop child focus on small things, and to have enough patience to appreciate the child’s cute act, to ensure safety Under the premise, give him some freedom, so that his powers of observation may be raised.
Take their children into the nature, let him go to observe
Nature is always the best teacher a child, the mother can take advantage of a weekend or holiday, take their children to get out, so he contacted more small things in nature, to enhance his ability to observe.
Mom do with the adult world of utilitarian mind to secretly give children set goals. Such children to the park, hoping that children know more about several plants. Mom purpose too, the child ear explain various plants or small things habits characteristics, may make the child tired of feeling. Do not disturb mother observed the child when he was in full swing, stop him, you give the children the opportunity of independent observations. He looked small insects, small leaves, small flowers, you do like a spectator. When a child asks you, you then positive answer him. One mother would do well.
Mom recently made concept, the baby always love to pick on the ground bread crumbs and hair, but also love my mother used to do it manually when small beads, the mother realized the baby’s tiny things sensitive period came, she did not tell the baby “dirty bread crumbs , dirty hair, do not pick up, “but let him more contact with some small things. She often children to the community garden to play, let the children focus on flowers and nature scenes, children found on the ground there is a round, very smooth stone, not the same as before seen, he uttered exclaimed, “Huh? ! “Mom told him it was goose d stone, next, the child begins to seriously” study “pebbles, he put it in small hands, and slowly clutched in his hand, it seemed to feel the texture of cobblestone. Finally, he concluded that “cool.” “Hard” and later found to have a child is this stone-paved road, so at those times my mother work, he hurried grandmother took him to the point of view of that path pebble garden ,
Children are also particularly concerned about ants carrying food garden and residence in the flower ladybug, even mosquitoes and dragonflies. He observed that when they are very focused. He also collected the garden snail, after her mother found him prepared a small glass bottle, cork is the mother deliberately pierced apertures. He can put a small snail into them, and then my mother gave snail provide tasty leaves.
Of course, the child is too small, ant mother gave him the freedom to be conditional, must ensure that the child’s safety. Without children to a busy street, no more kids to trash the place, for some small things, my mother is to take them to hide, such as desiccant, camphor ball, pill, cockroaches drugs. After confirming the safety of surrounding environment, you can let the children free observation. But my mother was doing on the sidelines of the time, also need to pay attention, do not let children put things into his mouth interest.