How does preschool help a child develop critical thinking skills?by Vidyarpan The Digital Preschool India's First Digital Preschool
Learning to think critically may be one of the most important skills that today's children will need for the future. Critical thinking is one of the most important life skills needed by every child. In today’s global and rapidly changing world, children need to be able to do much more than learning the book language if they need to be critical thinkers who can make sense of information, analyze, compare, contrast, make inferences, and generate higher order thinking skills.
Studies suggest that quality early childhood education offers a range of benefits to children, as well as to their families and their early development. In a recent report, it’s been observed that preschool children learn best when they interact with their peers, receive kind treatment from their parents and educators, and don’t feel pressured to learn. These are some of the things which can be learnt at some of the best preschools in India. Children learn to engage better with other children and adults. The preschool environment allows children to acquire vital skills that allow them to listen to others and express their own ideas, make friends, share, cooperate. Children who receive early education are known to have a reduced need for special education instruction in elementary school and beyond. Quality preschool education programs help to build a strong foundation for the child’s physical, mental, emotional, and social development that prepare them for a lifetime.
Children are inclined to be curious and interested in discovering new things. Quality early childhood programs increase opportunities for the discovery of new experiences, new environments, and new friends, while maintaining a balance with the ability to listen, participate in group tasks, follow directions, and work independently, all of which develop the energetic life skill of concentration. Children who receive quality early childhood education are reportedly more confident and curious, which causes them to perform better in grade school. Children learn how to manage challenges and build resilience in times of difficulty settle easily at school to reap the benefits of education faster and acquire a long-term interest in learning different things, including playing music, dancing, singing, construction, cooking, etc. Moreover, studies have shown that early childhood education preschool programs increase the likelihood of children graduating from high school with fewer behavioral issues, attending college, and becoming responsible young adults.
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