Cognitive development is crucial in the areas of memory, concentration, attention, and perception of a child. By incorporating simple activities that promote cognitive development into their everyday routine, your child can improve their cognitive skills as they meet certain developmental milestones. As a parent, encourage your kids to do these simple activities below.
- Identifying noises
There are certain types of noises that your child can hear, whether at home or a preschool in Utah. These noises from the environment may include a bird singing, a car horn, running water, or dogs howling. If you encourage your child to pay attention to these sounds, he will start to comprehend how sounds are relative to the objects that surround him or her.
- Practicing the alphabet
Exploring the alphabet, whether singing it, reading books about it, or playing with puzzles, will help your child identify the letters and improve their comprehension of anything that has letters in them. As part of your child care, you can cut individual squares that feature the letters of the alphabet, and don’t forget to write them in bright colors to make them more attractive to the kids.
- Asking questions
The question and answer strategy will help your child understand how his or her environment works and how he or she can solve problems in day-to-day circumstances. Some simple questions include: “Why is it important to eat?” “Which toy should we put back in its proper place first?” “When is the right time to play?”
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