Published at Wednesday, April 01st 2020, 17:25:23 PM. Worksheet. By Leola Riviere.
Worksheets typically have a ”right answer.” Jamaica is expected to circle the rhyming words or match the pictures of things that start with the letter ”G.” She may learn quickly that putting down a wrong answer is emotionally costly. Worksheet activities may make her feel ignorant and incompetent, so that she learns to stop taking risks by guessing.
We can’t all be master mathematicians or famous doctors. Who would create the music we listen to while we relax or exercise? Who would paint the artworks we love to admire? Who would write the books we love to read? Each and every child has their own unique talents and abilities. It is so important to encourage these, instead of pushing some ancient notion on your child.
Used effectively, rewards can have a hugely positive impact on your child, especially on areas that you normally struggle with co-operation. We have a great article on how to use reward systems effectively, you can find it here: https://www.worksheetcloud.com/blog/4-ways-to-use-a-reward-system-effectively/
Stretching exercises help improve flexibility, allowing muscles and joints to bend and move easily through their full range of motion. Kids get chances every day to stretch when they reach for a toy, practice a split, or do a cartwheel.