讓幼兒感受感恩的魔力
Unraveling the Magic of Gratitude
in Early Childhood

  • 親子關係
  • 感恩節
  • 感恩
  • 幼兒教育
  • 家長
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感恩為情緒健康奠定基礎,更有助於塑造積極的人生觀。在我們的生活中,感恩的力量超乎想像,因此我們更應在孩子幼兒時期灌輸其感恩的價值觀。作爲一位母親同時是幼兒教育工作者,我深知感恩的重要性。今天我很高興為大家分享一些方法,以在學校和家庭有效培養0-6嵗兒童的感恩之心。

感恩對我們的小可愛們來說似乎太過遙遠,但相信我,他們具有令人驚奇的能力去理解和實踐感恩。通過飽含愛心的教導,孩子們能學會發自内心去感恩。讓我們喚起他們的感恩之心,並從小養成感恩的習慣。

父母作爲榜樣對幼兒的發展尤其是態度和行爲有重要的作用,因此身爲父母應以身作則,在日常生活中踐行感恩的價值觀。

親子閲讀時可選擇感恩主題的讀本,與孩子在閲讀中一起感受感恩的快樂。由艾琳·斯安内利創作的暢銷童書《感恩》講述了一個小女孩對簡單快樂表達感恩的故事,類似的故事能讓孩子們從生活小事中學會感恩。

從飯前禱告表達對食物的感恩到每位家庭成員分享當天積極和負面的方面,這些做法能鼓勵孩子通過反思感恩生活中積極的方面,正視自己的感受並正面應對挑戰。

實踐善舉。從小就開始做一些簡單的事情,例如為別人製作卡片、幫忙家務或分享玩具。這些經驗能幫助孩子理解自己的行爲對他人的影響,從而培養出同理心和感恩之心。

每個孩子都獨一無二,因此請根據他們的年齡和發展階段調整這些方法。將感恩融入他們的日常生活中,並鼓勵孩子們實踐感恩,以此來培養對幸運和善意的終身感恩之心。讓我們從小就開始塑造他們的態度和價值觀,為孩子們更光明,更感恩的未來奠定基礎。

在這個感恩的月份,讓我們把握機會,培養孩子的感恩之心。讓他們擁有更加開心和充實的生活。

The power of gratitude is significant in our lives, especially when instilled in children from a young age. As an early childhood educator and a mother, I understand its importance. Gratitude lays the foundation for emotional well-being and shapes a positive outlook on life. Today, I am excited to share some effective strategies that we practice at school and at home to foster gratitude in children aged 0-6 years.

Gratitude might seem like a big concept for our little munchkins, but believe me, even at their tender age, they have the incredible capacity to understand and embrace appreciation and thankfulness. Through everyday experiences and loving guidance, they can develop a genuine sense of gratitude. Let’s tap into their innate ability to cultivate gratitude and create a lifelong practice of thankfulness.

Modeling gratitude is crucial. As parents, we influence our children’s development. By expressing gratitude in our own lives, we provide a powerful example. Let them witness how gratitude shapes our interactions with the world. Being a positive role model and demonstrating gratitude can have a lasting impact on their attitudes and behaviors.

Introduce age-appropriate books on gratitude. Reading and exploring the joy of gratitude can create beautiful bonding moments. One favorite book is Thankful Eileen Spinelli, which follows a young girl expressing gratitude for simple pleasures. Through such stories, children understand that gratitude can be found in the smallest things.

Create the tradition of “Counting Blessings” at mealtime. Each family member shares one positive and one negative aspect of their day. This practice encourages reflection on gratitude and helps children appreciate the positive aspects of their lives. Acknowledge their feelings and explore how they tackle challenges. Counting blessings fosters gratitude and resilience.

Engage in acts of kindness. From an early age, incorporate simple acts like making cards for others, helping with chores, or sharing toys. These experiences allow children to understand the impact of their actions on others. They cultivate empathy and gratitude for the kindness they can show.

Each child is unique, so adapt these strategies to their age and developmental stage. Consistently incorporate gratitude into their lives and provide opportunities to practice it. This helps them develop a lifelong appreciation for blessings and kindness. Let’s shape their attitudes and values, paving the way for a brighter and more grateful future.

In this month of gratitude and thanksgiving, let’s seize the opportunity to nurture gratitude in our children. By doing so, we empower them to lead happier and more fulfilling lives.

郭曉芝(Kimberly) - 2023年11月13日