Children’s curiosity is a thirst for knowledge. Every child is born with an open mind, an exploratory spirit and unlimited potential. Depending on different factors, some children develop their potential earlier and to a greater extent, while others take longer. The role of parents and teachers is to support and encourage the development of children’s potential, but often the wrong approach can have a detrimental effect. An authoritarian attitude, the painful ambitions of parents, as well as a dramatic attitude towards low grades can crush any motivation and ambition in the child. They can crush the child himself.

Our little heroes are born dreamers, and if adults do not have unrealistic expectations, their dreams will be their best motivation to learn, to develop.

 What can parents do to motivate children to learn?

  • They can encourage curiosity
  • They can watch their child carefully discover their own talents and interests
  • They can support their dreams and interests
  • They can travel with their children more. Every new place and meeting new people enriches children, and stimulates their personal and intellectual development
  • They can create a high level of self-esteem and a positive attitude towards the world
  • They can talk frequently with their child about things in life
  • They can teach their children to emphasize and summarise when they are studying
  • They can show interest in school work, and discuss the lessons together
  • They should not force children to study for a long time
  • They should be tolerant and supportive of their grades.
  • They need to create a love for reading, and suggest interesting books
  • They should play educational games with their children, do crossword puzzles, watch educational television games together.

Frequently Asked Question

baby and bear

Can fairy tales traumatise children?

Fairy tales can inspire, reassure but can also scare our children. Some tales are so frightening they can create lasting fears in children. Characters like witches and monsters are the embodiment of evil which must be defeated. However, children at their youngest age...
Семейство

How can two parents with different beliefs about education reach agreement?

We are accustomed to accepting differences as something disturbing, but in fact differences can enrich us, and expand our point of view. It's a good thing that parents do not think the same way. In this way children can experience two points of view on the world and...
adorable-baby-boys

How do we approach jealousy in children?

Jealousy in children is natural. However, in extreme manifestation, it can be a sign that the parent has not found the balance between showing feelings and distributing attention equally among their children. It can happen when parents have not found the balance...
Нежеланието на едно дете да се храни е резултат от погрешен подход на възрастните

How can I deal with my child’s reluctance to eat?

I remember a situation when I saw a child being literally tortured. The child was stuck between the table and the chair, his head barely visible over the huge plate whose contents had to be eaten. His mother was categorical that the child would not leave the table...
Как да мотивираме децата да учат

How can we motivate our children to learn?

Children's curiosity is a thirst for knowledge. Every child is born with an open mind, an exploratory spirit and unlimited potential. Depending on different factors, some children develop their potential earlier and to a greater extent, while others take longer. The...