Top 6 Reasons Your Child’s quality of life will be enhanced by learning a Foreign Language
Here is an exploration of just a few of the countless ways in which learning a foreign language at a young age is extremely advantageous.
- enhanced problem solving skills
- better critical thinking skills
- children learning an additional language are more creative
- better flexibility of mind
- increased memory
- developed capacity to multi-task
Between ages 8 and 12, your child will lose the capability to hear and imitate new sounds as they did when they were younger, making foreign language acquisition a little more difficult. Once children learn a second language, it is easier for them to understand additional language structures. This is why experts say that every new language learnt is easier than the one before.
Learning a foreign language opens doors that would not otherwise be opened. Bilingual (or trilingual) individuals are able to connect with countless resources, people, places, and opportunities. A foreign language creates a deeper understanding of and appreciation for humanity and culture, which will enrich your child’s life and personal experiences in the world.
Drawing is an especially important outlet for children who do not yet have the verbal skills to communicate their feelings. Through your child’s art you are able to catch a glimpse into their rich internal world whilst conversely they are able to develop concentration, thought-processing and motor skills.
In celebration of World Animal Day on October 4th and the fight for their protection, we wanted to share with you some of the many ways in which animals light up our world and teach us to be better humans!
Happy and sad tend to be the primary feeling labels that are taught to children. This encourages a black and white type of thinking, good and bad, right and wrong. Assisting our children in understanding the full spectrum of human feelings is vital in ensuring that they grow into emotionally astute young adults. With this early understanding it’s far more likely that children’s emotional awareness will continue to develop into their adulthood.