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Helping Children Develop a Sound Character

Helping children develop a sound character. (Image:  Wellspring Community School    via   flicker  /  CC BY 2.0 )
Helping children develop a sound character. (Image: Wellspring Community School via flicker / CC BY 2.0 )

For young children, everything in life is part of the process of learning. Encouraging children to develop a good character during play is an important factor in their development. Many parents think it is difficult for children to cultivate good character traits, but quite easy to form bad ones. In fact, when you pay attention to their behavior while at play, we help children to form good traits.

The following methods can help your child to develop good character traits while at play:

Children who do not want to share

Sometimes children do not want to share with others when playing a game or with a toy. This unwillingness to share can lead to difficulties when cooperating with others as adults, as children may form solitary personalities.

We should organize collaborative activities with an opportunity to learn to how to get along with others. (Image: Wellspring Community School via flicker / CC BY 2.0 )

You should organize collaborative activities that provide an opportunity to learn how to get along with others. (Image: Wellspring Community School via flicker / CC BY 2.0 )

In the course of the game or activity, you should pay attention to cultivating children’s generous natures by organizing collaborative activities to provide them with an opportunity to learn to how to get along with others.

When the child’s attention is easily distracted

When playing with a game or toy, some children will lose interest and play with other things. This situation may be due to a lack of concentration or the child’s fear of failure, such as when they are losing a game. When organizing a game or activity, you should help children develop the habit of completing what they started.

You should also encourage them to cultivate perseverance and the courage to overcome difficulties encountered during the game or activity. In the design of the game or activity, set goals within their capabilities. Also provide encouragement and appropriate help so that they can develop the trait of perseverance.

A strong sense of accomplishment

Most children play to win, which shows that they have a strong sense of self-esteem. They also want to be successful in a game or activity to win praise. In the game, encouragement should be the main focus; present games that are not too difficult to enhance their self-confidence.

Children want to be successful in the game or activity to win praise. (Image: Wellspring Community School via flicker / CC BY 2.0 )

Children want to be successful in a game or activity to win praise. (Image: Wellspring Community School via flicker / CC BY 2.0 )

 

Let children know that sometimes they will succeed and sometimes they will fail. But even if they do fail, tell them that’s it’s okay and not to give up.

A game or activity is a good way for children to develop a sound character

A game or activity is an important way to impart knowledge to children. Without games or fun activities, children will not have a joyful childhood. A game is a child’s lesson, while a toy is a textbook. From games and activities, children learn about life and society, gain knowledge, develop intelligence, and enhance talent.

Interesting and healthy games and activities not provide joy, but they also allow children to increase their knowledge and to help build a sound character. (Image: Wellspring Community School via flicker / CC BY 2.0 )

Interesting and healthy games and activities not only provide joy, but they also allow children to increase their knowledge and help develop a sound character. (Image: Wellspring Community School via flicker / CC BY 2.0 )

Games and activities are not only an indispensable learning activity for strengthening character, but also are an important means to achieve the harmonious development of body and mind. Interesting and healthy games and activities not only provide joy, but they also allow children to increase their knowledge and help build a sound character.

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