Being an adult is difficult. And raising a child to be a responsible and effective adult is just as hard, if not even harder. As difficult as it can be at times, we all know our job is to prepare our kids for adult life, and a huge part of that includes academic and personal interactions only learned in the care of quality teachers at school.
Below are five great benefits your children will gain from preschool, a very important time for your child’s social and academic development.
1. Enhanced Cognitive Abilities
This means their brains develop the ability to remember and retain knowledge, expand their attention times, and problem solving skills to accomplish any tasks presented to the, even those that are highly complex. Unfortunately, this is a skill often missing in young adults that creates frustration and failure later in life.
2. Heightened Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence
We have all met people of quiet self-confidence. It is not anything they say or do. In fact, you often can’t quite put your finger on it, but you know they really are comfortable with themselves in a non-boisterous way. It gives them an advantage in every challenge in life from school, personal relationships, and work. Confidence breeds competence.
3. Improved Social and Emotional Developments
This is one of the longer and more noticeable lasting effect of the preschool years. There are studies that show kids who attended preschool get better jobs, commit fewer crimes, attain higher education, and have marriages that are far more successful. Results also include fewer teen pregnancies, as well as improved self-health care and other tangible health benefits.
4. Artistic Developments Soar
When a child has the opportunity to try their hand at art, music, dancing, or drama (like great storytelling skills), they will be naturally drawn to the venue that makes them feel good. This is crucial to self-adoration and offers the most frustrated of kids a way to handle their emotions
5. Intellectual Growth and Development
As parents, we all believe our kids are geniuses waiting to bloom and be discovered. If your child is a slow learner, they will get better. Also, if they are brilliant, they will become even smarter. Don’t be discouraged. Give your child time.
Preschool is a great place for young children to grow and develop, and It’s a fun way to learn and get the positive attention they so desperately need.