How to Support Daycare Children Development Milestone
Every daycare children will go through the milestone to build their competence. However, not all children can achieve the developmental milestone as normally other children reach. So what is the best action to deal with it? First of all, you need to realize that each child is unique. Based on this, you will understand that they have their own phase to meet the developmental milestone. Some children may get it earlier while some other may get it a little bit late.
If you already understand this point of view then there will be no excessive worry when your child cannot reach the same developmental stages as fast as their peers. You do not need to worry much as long as the lateness is in normal phase. When they are already pass the normal phase and age limitation then it means you have to seek for pediatrician help to provide best suggestion and proper treatment. The key is not blaming yourself or even your child because of their lateness but finding the right way to support them.
Basically, the basic factor that is affecting children developmental issue milestone is genes and environment. Genes is a nature thing since it is genetic material that passes from parent to their children. Genes work like blueprint of children character. Another factor is the environment. Environment here means the condition of children living and surrounding that may affect their consumption pattern or even their brain development.
Some of you may think that it is need such special toys or games to stimulate children development. Actually, it does not need to be that complicated. It is better for you to do daily activity and habit to support their brain development. Firstly, provide a lot of love and affection. It may sound simple but hugging, holding and listening to them can bring huge positive impact toward their development and behavior since they feel that they are worthy for you.
Do not forget to also make an interaction with daycare children. You can simply try to build interaction through conversation, playing together, singing, reading and even eating. Next is reading. It is important since it can improve children vocabulary and point of view toward the world around them. As daycare provider, you will need to constitute consistency in your rules and do some rewarding behaviors. Consequences are also need to be introduced to daycare children.
Television is holding huge impact toward children. Believe it or not, what do children see and hear from television may get faster to imitate or applied by children then what are we told them to do. That is why you better limiting their television time around 2 hours per day. If possible, choose the program that contains education material. Study and applied it all to support your daycare children so that they can reach their developmental milestone in exact time.