Aug 10, 2017
Great hobbies are a must for children. It helps to build them their own character and personality. It is very important for your child to have hobbies. For a parent, it will be my first of the parenting tips. While school related studies is very important for your children, if time is managed effectively, specific time slot can be adopted in a child’s routine for hobbies.
Benefits of Hobbies:
Culture and discipline: Hobbies fortify your child’s behavior with culture and discipline.
Hobbies make your children specially talented.
Hobbies boost self-confidence. Among their classmates and friends, your child will stand tall because of his / her special talent.
Learns time management: The child will learn how to manage time, how to hit a balance between studies and hobbies and the skills of multi-tasking.
May build the career: If your child takes up the hobby as the career at a later stage, your child may become an artist, a photographer, a professional dancer or a singer.
Helps to improve learning skills: The rhythm in the music, dance and song, the fineness in the art, the patience & perseverance in collecting stamps and photography all add up to the learning skills of the child.
Improve physical fitness: Hobbies like outdoor games, swimming, dance etc helps to keep childhood obesity at bay.
Hobbies remove stage fear, inhibitions, hesitations to try out new things.
Makes the kid more brave, courageous and confident.
How to choose a perfect hobby for your child:
Watch child’s interest: Hobby should be something that interests the child. It should never be a forced burden. It should be something that child wants to do. So watch for child’s interest and select one.
Look into financial issues: Of course, you need to take your financial condition to fund a particular hobby of your child.
Time factor: The child should be able to hit a balance between studies and hobby.
Age factor: Gym, weight lifting etc are not so good for children.