When young, children are completely dependent upon their parents or guardians for everything. But as they grow, not only their bodies develop, but also their thinking abilities. You as a concerned and loving parent need to know how to help your child to reach his/her full potential. Flourish in studies, sports as well as in life. To ensure this, you need to provide them with the approximate tool that will allow them to succeed with less effort.
Here are the ways to follow to provide assistance to your child.
Provide diversified exposure to your child
You need to encourage your child to try out new things and to explore their surroundings, realize new talents. Thus helping them to develop new skills that can prove to be valuable. You can lead them to different types of sports, classes, and extra-curricular activities for them to indulge along with new hobbies. Participation will help them to grow emotionally and intellectually and to work in a team.
Focus on health
It is noticed that healthy kids are quite productive at sports, school and in other things in which they are associated passionately. Hence, you need to provide your kids with good nutrition. Encourage them to exercise regularly and compel them to visit healthcare professionals for preventive health care periodically. Vaccinations and checkups are a few examples to help them stay healthy and fit.
Travel to allow them to know about the world
Kids who travel around regularly are found to imbibe more knowledge and improve their academic performance. While having a greater connection with the world. Traveling to different places also allows them to learn geography, history, architecture, and science first hand. As well as introducing them to various types of people, cultures, new things, thus widening their horizons. Traveling also boosts your child’s self esteem. While creating happy memories which is likely to inspire them and last for a lifetime.
Encourage Independence and to be self-sufficient
This is crucial to help them to think and work independently to tackle the hassles and troubles that one has to face in life. Provide ample opportunities to your child to allow him/her to take own decisions and to display confidence in their abilities. But you need to provide constant support and guidance to ensure that they do not go in the wrong path and get harmed. This way, your child can get to learn about responsibility and understand his/her failures and mistakes which can be prevented in the future.
The above are a few of the ways in which you can start immediately to help your child to reach his/her full potential.
Anyway, last November 24, we were invited to Promil Let Your Gift Soar – a Kite-Flying Event as a celebration of National Gifted Week held at Burnham Green, Rizal Park Manila. This kite making and flying event was partnered by Promil Four and The Philippine Center for Gifted Education, Inc. and in support from the Kite Association of the Philippines.
A lot of kids attended and enjoyed even it rained a bit during the event. Kids had shown their creative and artistic side by making their own kite facilitated by Arts Director of Masterpiece Movement Kara Escay. It was very timely that the rain has stopped when it is was the time for kite flying. Yay!
Check out my vlog below for the highlights. Enjoy watching!
7 Replies to “Best Ways to Help Your Child Reach Their Full Potential”
Great article for supporting in development and capacity building of children. Thanks for sharing good knowledge.
I agree highly with the points you’ve made. Some people don’t realize that not allowing your child to explore the world can later hinder them. It allows them to be creative and yet mindful of the world around them.
Travelling is such a great way to teach kids about the world! My parents never took us anywhere (to be fair, we were with five kids) and that made me just want to travel more so I could learn about different cultures 🙂
One of the detrimental things we can do to our child and even to ourselves is staying in a bubble. Exposure to many different people, experiences and things provide us with different perspectives that we are able to use in whatever we do.
I would definitely love to do more traveling with my daughter. Going out on experiences like that is invaluable. I love to give her experiences like that where we can learn and grow together through the process.
These are great ways to help children develop healthy and grow confidence. Traveling is an amazing way of allowing them to gain independence, learn about the world and open their minds to different cultures than the one they grew up in.
These are great tips to all parents to read and make note of.