How to teach a
child to have confidence?
When the child
grows dependent on the parents, that is, when they do not stimulate their
autonomy and do it for them, we will have insecure adults without initiatives.
Children must do
what they can for their age group alone and thus build the path of autonomy
step by step …
functions of (eat alone, exchange, organize, attend commands, etc.) is the role
of the family, because that will bring them security, independence and
If all your child
shows difficulty doing something and you end up doing it for him, know that
that attitude is not contributing anything to him developing self-confidence.
Even if your first impulse is in favor, resist the temptation.
-Try and fail, try
again and achieve, stimulate the autonomy and independence of children and do
not become passive adults, insecure and afraid of failure. In the case of a
person who is not of your family,
Autonomy in the
School, It must always be Encouraged!
In addition to
parents, the school is also considered one of the great sources for the
development of autonomy. Always the tasks that teachers can request from
children will stimulate them to have this power of development.
* The teacher can
ask a student to organize a special day’s party, such as his or her teacher’s
* To go find a
book in the library or any other material that will be used in the class.
* To transmit a
message to another teacher
* To deliver the
materials to colleagues
* Buy go alone to
snack in the canteen
* For the child to
start forming small groups for jobs
* Organize games
in the interval schedule
missions help (and a lot of) children to perform tasks on their own and to gain
To encourage the
autonomy of their children AT HOME:
– Talk a lot with
them, show them the consequences of their actions, encourage small tasks:
Put the clothes,
fix the bed, eat alone, keep the toys, bathe, etc .; tell stories where the
characters demonstrate autonomy in their daily actions, as the child imitates
models; incentive and stimulate day-to-day functions and encourages them to
solve their own conflicts.
The child must
always be encouraged even if he can not do something, because that way he will
look for the best way to do it.
occur, because it provides reflection on what has gone wrong and how it can
improve. This exercise provokes maturity and always encourages him to do better
and encourages him not to give up.
contribute to the initiative and consequently the child who has an initiative
seeks to develop all their skills, because they participate more and develop
better. The motor development of a child is characterized by a series of
frames, skills acquired before moving towards more difficult, these frames are
not isolated realizations, each capacity obtained prepares the baby to deal
with the next.
Invests in Games,
and stimuli with Initiative.
From the moment
they begin the discernment between what they can and what they can not do. In
general, it is from 3 years of age, invest in games in which the child needs to
Small groups help a lot. Board
games are strong allies in this construction. The games like: Construction of a
house, it stimulates your imagination work with the child’s imagination also
show the role of each one, highlighting who has leadership, who has autonomy,
who has initiative