In social life the most important thing is how we socialize with fellow people around us.
Socializing is not only us adults but also for toddlers. Where socialization of education programs from an early age to train them so that later adults can socialize well to the environment around where he lives. How to socialize toddlers is certainly different from how to socialize us adults where toddlers how to socialize through playing.
Most toddlers prefer playing with older children. Even though the toddler doesn’t know the rules of the game but he doesn’t care because he feels quite happy to be able to join in playing with a bigger child. This is an example of toddlers socializing to older children. For that early childhood socializing intelligence is important to do children. But if the child feels difficulties, the things that need to be done to help children socialize are:
Give him a chance
Most parents close the opportunity for their children to play with their friends because of a number of reasons, for example, they are considered small and various other fears such as: fear of their children falling, sweating, quarreling, fighting and so on. Such events are very natural for children, we as parents simply monitor and advise as long as they are still at a reasonable level. In this way, the child can reap a variety of experiences from the incident and learn how this does not happen again.
Give examples of how to socialize properly
The first socializing education is from families, especially mothers. For that we as parents need to be a role model for the baby. The example starts with greeting the people we meet / meet, introducing ourselves when meeting new friends, what needs to be asked to new friends, how to greet older people and so on. Initially the child may be a little shy, but still be patient, continue to give enthusiasm and understanding the importance of socializing slowly the child will understand.
Trigger children to socialize
Children with each other certainly have different characters, some like to play with their friends and some do not want to play with friends (like playing alone or with their parents). The task of parents is to persuade him, take him to the playground and let him watch the fun there.
Initially maybe less interested, but over time the child will certainly interest.
Invite children to crowded places
Children who often play in the house are generally less able to get along when meeting friends. For this reason, you often invite children to crowded places such as playing in the neighborhood with other children in their association, for example, in the afternoon most children carry out afternoon activities, invite children to join other than that, invite children to playgrounds, malls and so on. . It aims to train children to get used to crowded places.
Now that’s a few steps parents need to take in helping children socialize. May be useful.