Children sometimes throw tantrums: they fall to the floor, bang their hands and feet, destroy everything around. Where does this come from and what to do about it?
It is sometimes said that the hysteria of children is always a reaction to an adult, an answer to the fact that there is something terribly wrong in the relationship between an adult and a child. This is not entirely true, it is some exaggeration of the role of an adult.
A child is a creature not only reacting, not responding to one or another, correct or not, adult behavior. Thank God, children are very active, leading their game and policies towards adults. See → Continue reading
Starting from 3.5 years for a harmonious development, a child just needs contacts not only with adults, but also with peers. It is in interaction with other children that the baby acquires the most important communication skills.
How does a child and adult communicate? As a rule, an adult teaches a child certain skills, transfers knowledge about the world around him, and broadcasts cultural norms of behavior. The child listens more than he speaks.
In contacts with peers, it is more important for children to show their initiative and express themselves. Children need to agree on a joint game, defend their toys, voice wishes or express discontent. All this Continue reading
The body changes its size and proportion, the child no longer looks like a chubby baby. Intensively develop large and fine motor skills, motor activity reaches a maximum.
The rapid development of the brain leads to the expansion of the intellectual abilities of the child. There is a transition from visual-effective thinking to figurative, speech is enriched, memory and imagination develop.
For a rather short time, the personality of the child is absolutely changing. These changes affect his character, the main types of his activities and relations with other people – adults and peers. It is in three years that the foundations of the image of his “I” are formed and the attitude to the world around is determined. Continue reading