“The greatest gifts you can give your child are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.” It is rightly said that education first begins at home. The right education given at the right time by the right people contributes towards the future of your children. The right education is the most powerful weapon which helps shape a being right from the beginning.
At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experiences of life, in order to learn and grow. Shifting the educational base from classroom learning to pre schooling at home can benefit the child in various ways. One of the most important values learnt at home are of love and respect, something that the child learns as soon as he is born. He learns caring and sharing. The initial stages of communication begin right from the home where he starts with noises and ends up with single words and later learns to communicate well. He/she also starts developing sense of smell, touch and taste.
Nowadays, innumerous educational toys are available, which are specially designed for children to stimulate learning. They are often intended to meet an educational purpose such as developing a particular skill or teaching a child about a particular subject.
The extensively increasing technological advancement has also widened the scope of education, offering attractive videos and cartoons for learning purposes. Online classes are made available. Specific games are designed and apps are functioning which aim at enhancing the child’s growth.
Moreover, enabling pre schooling at home helps one monitor the child’s behavior and attitude. A parent can design the corrective measures to be taken in case there is deviation. Pre schooling at home also develops the child socially and emotionally. It reduces the pressure on the child, and avoids competition. Helps him/her grow at their own pace and explore their own capabilities. Since, every child is different , every child functions in a different manner.
In this ICE Age, shifting of education base from classroom learning to pre-schooling at home is a better option as the Children are like wet cement: whatever falls on them makes an impression.