Teaching the child to be a social person is very important and by doing this the parents are making the child to be a more confident person and also helping in their personality development. How do you teach social skills to your child?
A child learns a lot from their parent’s behavior and they imitate their parents to a great extent. So as a parent you can try to be cordial to your guest and also polite to people. Do not forget that you are always a setting an example for your child.
Whenever your child behaves very well in a social gathering and does the right things, praise your children for that. Children learn faster if praised as it shows them positive approach.
Whenever you find you child’s behavior inappropriate, point it out and talk to them about it. It may be anything like not sharing a toy or snatching something away from another child. Explain to them that it is completely wrong and show them the correct behavior.
Communicate with your children and do not show anger or a bad temper. If you show temper, then they will also do the same in a public gathering because they think that it is the right thing to do. The best way to guide a child is through a lot of talking and using very less anger. Also, the best way to teach them also by doing it yourself and make sure they see you doing it. You can also take their help in serving your guests are doing small favors for neighbors.
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