Childhood

Upbringing

Опубликовано admin - чт, 09/24/2020 - 17:18
Questions for discussion: What does good upbringing mean, in your opinion? How much is it important for a child to have a full family? What could be the consequences of being brought-up in a one-parent family? Is it possible to bring up children without punishment? Should parents use punishment at least sometimes? What is better for a child, from your point of view, to go to kindergarten or to be at home with a nanny? What is better for a child, from your point of view, to grow up alone or with brothers/sisters? Do you/ Will you bring your children up the same way you parents did? Why? Why not? What is the most important in up-bringing? Why does it happen that children from good families go the wrong way? What can we do to prevent children from having bad habits such as smoking, drinking alcohol, taking drugs, etc.?

Childhood

Опубликовано admin - чт, 09/24/2020 - 17:02
Questions for discussion: From what age do you remember yourself? What is your earliest memory? Does it involve sight, sound or smell? Why do you think you remember those moments? Do you remember your favorite toy? What was it? Do you still have it in your house? If not, what happened to it? Did you go to kindergarten? Did you like it? Do you have any friends since that time? Did you like to watch films/cartoons? What was your favorite film/cartoon? Do you watch it as a grown-up? Do you like modern movies for children? Did you like to go to school? What was your favorite subject at school? Why? Did you have any friends at school? Do you have any friends since school years?

“Children are the future” what will it be?

Опубликовано admin - чт, 09/24/2020 - 17:01
Were there many children in your family? How many children do you have? How many would you like to have? When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? What is the most annoying or amazing thing about a being child? What were some important experiences that you had when you were child, which shaped you as a person? What is the most important thing we need to teach children? Would you ever spank your child? Do we have to answer children's questions even if they are inappropriate? Do you think that children are different today from the time when you were a child? Do you think children are more violent today than they used to be?

Сhildhood. Are we similar to our parents?

Опубликовано admin - пн, 11/03/2014 - 22:00

Questions for discusssion:

1. How are you similar to your parents? How are you different?

2. Were your parents super protective?At what age could you go
places by yourself? Did your parents always tell you what to do?

3. Did you play outside? What did you like to play? How long did you
play outside a day? Could you play outside all year long?

Play is More than Fun

Опубликовано admin - пн, 02/17/2014 - 15:33

Reading:
Free, imaginative play is crucial for normal social, emotional and cognitive development. It makes us better adjusted, smarter and less stressed

One study found that kids who played with blocks scored higher on language tests than kids who had no blocks. Perhaps the children with blocks simply spent less time on unproductive activities such as watching TV--but the end result was good for them in any case.