The world of children is a complex world, in which the heart, in its metaphorical sense, is structured in different parts that help it in its emotional development. Laughing, experimenting, dreaming and playing are some of those things that make your heart feel happy and in harmony. But what are those 17 parts of children's hearts And that we have to help them not to lose any?
The heart is the engine of the human body, that is why we must always take care of it. And we must do it both through good physical health, but also emotionally so that all its components fit together well.
Thinking is essential for the development of childhood, that is why it is important to know what children are like at a cognitive level and how their thinking develops in each stage of their childhood. For example, visual-motor thinking begins to develop at 4 or 5 months, so the baby can begin to retain people and objects in his memory.
When children experiment they are learning in a didactic and self-sufficient way. Therefore, constantly censoring everything they want to experience limits the development of their intelligence. Thus, it is always advisable to let children experience whatever they are curious about. Our obligation as parents is that they can do it in a safe environment and, of course, guide them if necessary.
Scientists have shown that children learn faster if they laugh. In addition, children who laugh more have greater retention, attention and sociability. Allowing our children to laugh spontaneously at the most absurd things is therefore the best we can do for them.
Every day, every hour and every minute a baby or child learns something new. The neural connections that will be established in adulthood are created in childhood, so it is important to facilitate children's learning. If your son or daughter is curious about a new issue, help him learn about it, if he does not understand a math problem, support him so that he can understand it but always from positive learning.
Children are pure love. They do not love expecting anything in return, they love with all their heart, innocently, without prejudice, without judging others. Learning in the way that children love is a valuable lesson for any adult, but adults must also support our children to promote love in their lives, teaching them to distinguish those feelings and to enhance them in their social life.
Children use their imaginations to express their inner world. Imagination encourages logical mathematical thinking, in addition to providing psychic well-being. That is why it is so important to encourage the imagination in children, allowing them to develop their creativity with improvised games with cardboard boxes, endings of different stories, crafts ... Always respecting the personal tastes of each child.
In the heart of a child there is always a space to read a beautiful illustrated story with which to identify or live different adventures. If your child can't read yet, let him open the stories and imagine the stories they contain.
One of the most beautiful qualities in children is their ability to share with others. Although it may be that one day he does not want to share a toy, observe carefully you will realize the ability of your son or daughter to share with those around him. When he does, congratulate him, that is, offer him a positive reward by valuing what he does. Also allow him not to share if one day he does not want to and always lead by example if you want your son or daughter to learn to share more.
Creativity occupies a large space in the hearts of children, so it is important to provide them with places where they can create whatever they can think of, such as a playroom at home or an art therapy class. But it is also essential that they develop this skill anywhere. Allow your children to create a teepee tent with sticks when you go out to the field or a road with cardboard boxes in the living room.
People, whether they are relatives, colleagues or even oneself, also play an important role in the emotional development of a person and, in this case, of a child.
The inner world of the little ones occupies a great space in their hearts. For many parents, it is a huge concern, as their innermost thoughts are what define their personality. Therefore, it is important to always establish a relationship of trust and respect with our children, valuing when they decide to open up to us and respecting when they do not want to.
Friends increase the space in children's hearts as they grow older. With friends they socialize, laugh, play, feel identified, know other ways of understanding the world, learn to set limits, share, participate in a group, but also with friends they reinforce their own individuality ... Favor spaces where they can interact with others children is the best way to help young ones to be happy and safe social individuals.
Of course, play is also an essential part of a child's heart. Playing improves the physical and mental condition of children, gives them greater self-sufficiency, helps them to be happier, to know themselves better, as well as to discover their interests and then develop them. Do not reduce the playtime of your children, extend it if possible and always look for moments in which to play with them, since it is an equally positive activity for both. And it is that as Marta Ruiz Gutiérrez says in her work for the Faculty of Education of the University of Cantabria, 'The game, an important tool for the integral development of the child in Early Childhood Education', we must understand the game as a playful, pleasant activity, fun and cheerful.
Do not restrict the dreams of your children, since dreaming allows them to release expectations in the future, express their creativity, value themselves and have motivations and hope. So when your children have a dream, make it easy for them to carry it out if they wish.
The family is the core of a child's heart. No matter what that family is like, its members will always be the mainstay for any child. Mom, dad, siblings, uncles and cousins are the basis of the well-being of the little ones.
Children are extremely understanding and empathetic, they are capable of forgiving and understanding with the eyes of innocence many more situations than we imagine. Therefore, it is important to value when they show their understanding, for example with positive affirmations that reinforce their behavior.
One of the parts of a child's heart is his overwhelming sincerity. Do not restrict the sincerity of your children, even if they say something inconvenient. If they answer something to your questions that you did not expect, it is probably because they are being totally sincere. Instead of restricting their responses, ask another question and encourage good communication between you.
There is also a place for courage in the heart of a child. Children are so brave that they love without fear, live with kindness, express their needs and seek happiness without hurting anyone.
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