Every parent love their children unconditionally. They want the best of everything for their kids. Parents sacrifice a great deal for their children. They give best upbringing to kids. Parents try to fulfil all the valid demands of their little ones. But children are always a step ahead. They are never satisfied with what they are given. However, parents want their children to excel in studies. That is not enough. The competition is stiff in the world which means children have to become an all-rounder.
Now how do you make sure that your children become an all-rounder? Simply cramming the course books does not make you an all-rounder for sure because it is bookish knowledge that doesn’t help you step up in life. Today’s children need to participate in extra-curricular activities. They need to partake in various activities to be able to up the game of their life. Well, some of these helpful and useful activities are mentioned below:
There are a variety of games that help build your vocabulary, concentration, focus, cognitive skills, memory, strategy-building etc. Be it board games like scrabble or card games like Mah-Jong. Alternatively, playing virtual games also enhance your creativity but teach you crisis management as well. Time-limit based games teach you time-management skills so you can complete the given tasks on time. You also learn to prioritize important things.
Playing tennis, football, volleyball, basketball etc. give you exposure to game strategies, team-building, leading a team and manoeuvring your way to score a goal or win the game. Being active and on your toes removes any laziness and unproductivity to make sure they are learning a new skill along the way. The more time they spend in playing, the more their body will be fit and healthy.
Reading autobiographies, self-help books, non-fiction and inspirational literature teaches you some life lessons people learnt the hard way. It builds your vocabulary, knowledge and memory to grasp and remember the gist of the book with important details. Read a newspaper’s editorial section or other informative pages. Read a magazine of different themes and topics to gain knowledge.
Watch Inspirational Content
Here you are suggested to watch motivational content- be it on television or your handy gadget. You are suggested to watch documentaries, biographies, informative channels like Discovery, History, National Geographic Channel and so on. On the other hand, you are advised to watch lifestyle shows that provide learning with entertainment. You can also watch spiritual shows to gain wisdom.
Eat Brain Food
Did you know that you can boost your brain power by eating food? Yes, but only something which is food for mind, not just about anything. Food has lot to do with building mental strength. So here is the list: Peanut Butter, Oatmeal, Whole Grains, Beans, Berries, Colorful Vegetables, Salmon, Eggs and so on. These are top 10 super-foods which will allow your child to ace his school knowledge as well as get some brain power.
If you are too lazy to exercise, then here’s quick relief for you: 30 minutes of morning walk can do wonders for your brain. Early Morning sunlight is good for your brain. But, there is no gain without pain. You’ve got to exercise to gain some physical and mental power. Exercising not only sheds fat and makes you look good, but it also releases toxins from your body though sweat. Research has shown that exercise can also beat depression and make you feel good about yourself.
So, building some brain-power isn’t rocket science. All you need to do is follow the aforementioned tips and tricks. Partaking in physical activities, playing some mind games, enjoying some outdoor sports, solving some puzzles, resolving some mysteries, watching inspirational content and reading some nice books will surely accelerate your mind power and give you some mental energy to deal with the cruel and competitive world out there. You wish the best for your child, by learning these methods, let them experience the best life has to offer.