Do you want to raise a kid to become the next Albert Einstein or Thomas Edison? I guess every parent would like their kid to be smart enough to be able to survive in this world we live in and hopefully, make a name for themselves, right? Who doesn’t?
A young child’s home environment plays a key role in the early, formative years of a child’s life. Having supportive, loving, and involved parents can help a child reach his or her intellectual potential. Thus, a parent’s role is important during the first few years of a child’s life.
During the first ten years of a child’s life, the brain forms trillions of connections, and is the most malleable it will ever be. With each new skill – whether it’s playing the violin or learning Mandarin – the brain develops important connections that influence other abilities, like math and verbal skills or the ability to empathize with other kids.
Parents should therefore promote learning and school readiness with their children at a young age. To help you do this, check out the must-know tips on the next page.