Simple Service: How to Teach Young Children the Concept of Giving Back
How to Teach Young Children the Concept of Giving Back
With the new year in full swing, it’s a great time to clean out some of your child’s unused toys and items and teach them about giving back. This concept, giving back, can be somewhat abstract and difficult for young children to understand and fully grasp. Should we even bother trying to teach it to them at a young age? If so, how do we approach it? In short, yes. It is never too early to introduce important concepts, especially those that have to do with humanitarian work. Teaching our children how to be kind, how to give back, how to help, and incite joy will help them tremendously in strengthening their social and emotional skills. The best way to introduce a big concept is to make it relatable to what they know. Something tangible. Something they can manipulate and take part in.
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