Tips to Educate Your Toddler
Parents can use the following tips to
educate your child (2-3 years).
Your Child A Good Listener
Before you give the instruction or talk to your child, it is best to reduce
the distraction from her. Before you talk to her, you can call her
name to get her attention. Only begin to talk when she has eye
contact with you. Remain eye contact all the times when you speak to
her. While you are reading to her, you can ask simple questions such
as "Where did the boy go to?", or "When are they
child's basic knowledge and expression skills
can help your child learning colors, numbers, concept of sizes,
concept of space and place through games, actions or talking. You
can try the following methods:
Use blocks to teach your child to learn
Get her to speak out the colors of different blocks. Or, find
the block with the specified color. You can also ask her "What
color is this block"
Establish the foundation on
You can get her to give you one object. When she
understand the concept of 'one', you can continue to get her to
give you more things. You can encourage her to count her five
senses, arms or legs, toys or even the cars on the road.
your child the concept of size
You can let your child use the
crayon to draw on the paper with different length of lines or
different size of circles. Or you can use the
clay to make different sizes of balls. You discuss the size of
objects such as "Giraffe has a long neck and tortoise has short
leg", "Get me that long rope", "where is your
your child the concept of space
To teach the concept of
space, you can design some activities to be participated by her. For
example, prepare a big box, let your child stand inside and outside
the box or walk around the box. You can play the bubble with your
child, while your child is playing the bubble, ask her to observe
which bubbles are falling in front and which are falling behind.
Which bubbles are close to you and which bubbles are far from you.
Which bubbles are flying high and which bubbles are flying low.
Develop your child's memory
You can improve your child's memory
skills by teaching your child about a rhythm, a short poem or a
song. After repeating few times, you skip the last word without
saying it out. Encourage your child to speak out that missing word.
Slowing increase the number of skipped words. Finally, see if your
child can say out the whole sentence. After repeating this exercise
several times, you child can quickly memorize all the contents. This
is a good way to learn a language and pronunciation.
Reinforce your child's newly
learned words and concept
When your child just learn a new
concept or word from the story, you can reinforce using natural way.
For example, after reading a book about the bread. Next time when
you pass by a bakery shop, you can bring your child into the bakery
shop and if possible, let her look at the process of making the