Most children would like to be the best at something, be it in school, in sports, in music, in art, etc. Children who compete are more likely to have a negative attitude towards competition because of the demands of the environment, so much so that children can deny their competitive feelings rather than deal with them in a healthy way.
What is cooperation? How can you explain to a child what it means to cooperate or cooperate? Cooperation or collaboration is the task of helping and serving, in a selfless and unconditional way, others. For children to be collaborative and cooperative people, it is necessary that we develop in them a generous, supportive and altruistic spirit.
As human beings we are all the same, although some values differ depending on the family we are part of and the society in which we live. For this reason, respect for differences, diversity, different cultures and races, also be part of the education we give to our children.
My goal with this article is to give you some keys so that you can prepare the perfect backpack for your children on their return to school. Perfect? You may have asked yourself ... Well, you are right; perfect there is nothing. However, there is an attitude of wanting to do things as well as possible, and that is the invitation that we offer you from Guiainfantil.
Friendship is one of the most important values to develop in the education of children. It is about personal, pure and disinterested affection, shared with another person, which is born and strengthened through the interrelationships between human beings. For the child to learn about the value of friendship, it is necessary to train him with notions, knowledge, skills, emotions, experiences, feelings, and that we prepare him to live with harmony and respect.
Friends are real treasures, and that is why children must be taught to value and care for them from a very young age. You can help him bond with his friends. We offer you the 51 best phrases about friendship to educate children in values. Fabulous phrases to reflect with children about what friendship means.
Gratitude is feeling happiness for everything that surrounds you, it detracts from the material and gives value to effort and personal relationships, that is why it is very important to be grateful to others and that others are grateful to us. Do you want to know what happens in children's brains when we say thank you?
If I told you that if you know what empathy is, I assume that your answer is going to be a resounding yes. Now, if I asked you if you know how to teach your children this important value, perhaps doubts begin to arise. And it is that it is one of the obligatory teachings of parents towards their children, but at the same time one of the most complicated.
We can say that a lazy child is a child who shows lack of interest, energy or will for the tasks or activities that he has to do. He does not show laziness in front of homework or studying, but he can also be lazy when it comes to playing with friends, doing chores at home, etc ... It is normal for children to be active, have energy, do not stop doing things like that that when a child is very lazy, something happens.
Parents must set an example to educate children in values such as generosity, commitment, tolerance and respect for others. For this mission that we have, we can also be inspired by relevant figures in history, such as the life and work of San Vicente Ferrer, a saint who through his teachings transmits values to educate children.
Rafa Nadal does not stop breaking records and winning more and more trophies. The tennis player, since he became fond of having a racket in his hands when he could barely speak, has become a benchmark in the world of sport. However, this time we are not coming to tell you about the tennis player's success, you already know that well enough, we are going to do something better, we are going to let you know the very important values that Rafa Nadal transmits to all children.
They are hard stories and, at times, difficult to assimilate. Perhaps that is why many times to protect ourselves we turn our backs on them. But they are realities that are there and that need to come to light. Today we want to share with you the story of struggle, courage, effort and, above all, of much love from a mother with a girl with a motor disability.
Music is fun, it makes our hearts happy, it invites us to dance, it encourages us to express our feelings and it also teaches us very important values to grow as people. All this and much more are the advantages of just listening to a few musical notes, now, those notes and those songs must be, let's say, of quality and according to the age of each one.
After several days (and they go for weeks) it seems that this reality of staying at home in confinement has settled in our lives as if it were our new routine, but it is not. There was a time ... when there was no coronavirus! We want to share with you the precious reflection that Cristina de Arespacochaga, GoodyHelp psychologist, has written for Guiainfantil.
What if one day you decided to stop? If you said goodbye to rush and stress and you will start to enjoy life more and the small details that it offers us and that many times we do not value. All this would greatly strengthen people and their environment and, above all, would have a lot of benefits for family life and for our children.
The coronavirus has managed to put the world's population in check. Beyond being a medical challenge, it is testing us as a society and as parents. Hysteria versus common sense, personal selfishness versus collective well-being, the apocalyptic and conspiratorial message versus trust and foresight ... If we stop for a moment to reflect, we will be able to realize that the coronavirus is giving us the opportunity to offer some very important learnings and values to children.
Although there are some detractors of this position, it is important to make it clear that when talking about supporting children to be entrepreneurs, rather than talking about teaching them to & 39; make money & 39;, it seeks to encourage the smallest of the house some values and behaviors typical of entrepreneurs: self-confidence, tolerance for failure, tenacity, creativity, willpower, leadership, responsibility or solidarity are just some of them.
It has crossed my mind to talk to my children, especially the older ones, about countervalues. No, I was not wrong, I said & 39; countervalues & 39; and not & 39; values & 39 ;. The fact is that, from my humble opinion, knowing what they are can be of great help to improve the much-needed values.
Mandela was an example of tolerance and the fight for human rights, a character that appears in history books but that parents can also keep very present in our day to day because of the teachings he transmits. We have selected some of his quotes to inspire you to teach children values related to the search for peace and non-violence.
The sense of humor is a good way to face life in general; everyday life is complex and difficult at times. Humor as a vital coping style, in addition to being a sign of fine intelligence, is a guarantee of success: understanding this as happiness or satisfaction with one's own existence. In fact, a sense of humor has a transformative effect on raising children.
In a society where it seems that each one is going to save their own interests, it is important to educate in values to remember the concepts of empathy, companionship, teamwork or compassion, so that whatever we do, we always take into account the people who they surround us in order to create a productive and happy work, educational and / or personal space.