Holistic Development In Children

Holistic Development In Children

The importance of the development of children at the ly stages cannot be stressed on enough. A child is like an empty canvas that starts filling up, the day they open their eyes. Children are very sensitive and susceptible to any external stimuli. They tend to grasp and absorb things that occur around them from the day come into this world, this would include any conscious, subconscious or unconscious prompts. Hence, it is our responsibility to make sure that we enable and empower our children in a complete and wholesome manner.

Holistic Development is described as a method for actuating the whole mind as children procure new information. The objective is to provide kids with experiences that enable them to develop both the hemispheres of their mind.

 

Early Experience:
Simply put, more experiences means more neural connections. More neural connections mean a more active mind. Children must have early age encounters so their minds develop, enabling them to hold new information. Information received through the five senses urges a child’s mind to properly make associations among them and develop accordingly. Neurons or cells that convey and transmit impulses are growth prone by default.

With this comprehensive methodology, you are reaching each segment of a child’s mind, enabling these neurons to increase exponentially through different encounters.



There are four main types of stimulus:

  • Cognitive:
    Psychological advancement relates to a child’s overall intelligence. This is the means by which a child continues learning and processing new data. A child’s brain develops to 80% of its grown-up size by age of 3. By age five, 90% of a child’s cerebrum will be developed. This is surprising when you figure that most children are simply entering school at this age.
  • Lingual:
    If given the right opportunities, children between the ages of 0 to 5 develop a more than a competent knack for language skills. Children between this age group must be exposed to progressive lingual stimulus on an everyday basis.

  • Physical:
    Exercise and sports regulate blood flow. The more the blood flows towards the brain the more proactive it will be. Understanding concepts of agility, flexibility, strength, and speed are going to affect how the child feels about themselves in a wholesome manner.

Social-Emotional
Secure attachments formed on the basis of emotional and social trust make for a strong foundation for future attachments. It will enable them to gain confidence when they most need.

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