Educational experts always urge parents on the necessity to grow the child’s imagination to enable him/her to acquire knowledge of the world and be inclined towards analysis, connection, and interference. Thus, growing an independent personality for the child in the future.
Based on scientific interpretation, the child’s participation in brain-stimulant activities helps create connections and allows more learning and thinking. Parents can develop the child’s imagination in various ways. It is most notably when narrating stories of animals and places that are unrecognized by the child, so that he/she starts imagining them.
As for the child’s imagination to be closer to the reality that surrounds him/her, parents can resort to photos so that the child understands the general features of the imaginable animals/objects. Afterwards, allow your child the chance to imagine and create their own fantasy character.
Alongside characters and places, it is imperative to help your child imagine scenarios for different incidents that may happen. For example, the father may reincarnate the role of the patient while the child is the doctor. The mother may reincarnate the role of a child who lost his money while the child is the friend who will return the money. This would lead the child to independence and logical thinking to solve future problems.
Parents may also use any simple tool to stimulate their child’s imagination. The towel might become a hat; the banana is a boat and so on. Furthermore, the child’s cubic-shaped object may turn into a building and plough can be molded as pizza or a snake.
If your child spends a long time at the nursery, make sure you communicate with your child’s teacher an educational method to stimulate his/her imagination that you both agree on. At Little Academy Nursery, teachers and children participate in collective imaginary games and story-telling activities.