The Life Skills Series: How to Help Your Child Develop Their Communication Skills

children talking Communication is a very important life skill, and it’s one that will help children form friendships and relationships, allow them to express themselves, and help them succeed in the world of work.

Children learn how to interact with others and the world around them naturally and in time, but that’s not to say that you can’t give them a helping hand. Here’s how you can help your child develop their communication skills.

The Life Skills Series: The Importance of Teaching Children About Teamwork

Teaching children about teamwork As children grow and develop, they naturally learn a lot on their own. But the most important life skills come from interacting with others. Teamwork is a prime example. Learning to work with others and communicate well isn’t just something they’ll need to get on in school, it’s a skill they need for the world of work and beyond. Teachers and parents have an important role to play when it comes to teaching children about teamwork.

The Life Skills Series: How Our Classes Teach Kids About Perseverance

While we can’t deny that today’s kids have a lot of stressors to contend with, they’re also a lot more privileged than previous generations in many ways. Because of this, kids can often grow up with a sense of wanting things, but not being prepared to do the work to get them.

In the next few blogs, we’re going to look at some of the key skills kids need for life, and the first one we’re going to examine is perseverance. How can you teach kids about perseverance and encourage them to work hard without being afraid to fail?

How to Encourage Learning for Life

At STEAM Lab, we believe that learning shouldn’t just take place in the classroom. As a parent, one of the most important things you can do for your kids is to encourage a life-long love of learning. Here’s what you can do to help your little geniuses on their way;

Why Kids Should Be Taught Mindfulness

Many parents worry about the society their kids are growing up in. There’s academic pressure, peer pressure, bullying, social media, and countless other things to worry about, and as a result, kids are increasingly suffering from anxiety.

So what can we do? We can give them a tool that will help them navigate the world with calmness, curiosity, and acceptance. That tool is mindfulness.