Need for Cognitive Development in Children

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Other reasons why cognitive development in children is important:

  • Cognitive development offers children the means to be attentive while thinking about the world around them.
  • Shared knowledge and experiences can create an impact on the cognitive development of a child.
  • Cognitive development includes the working memory and attention of a child, along with his ability to respond to and manage the experiences and data which they experience on a regular and day-to-day basis.
  • Cognitive development can be compared to the air traffic control tower of a child, i.e. grasping all the information that he receives and processing that regularly with an intent and a purpose.
  • Reasoning and logic
  • Memory and working memory
  • Attention
  • Control
  • Flexibility, ability to adapt
  • Evaluation and analyzing skills
  • Ability to make comparisons
  • Explore and understand cause and effect
  • Critical thinking, higher-level thinking
  • Assist kids in keeping attentive and focused by lessening the number of interruptions and distractions.
  • Show interest in the activities that your child does and make sure that you notice and reflect on what your child is trying to achieve.
  • Spark curiosity and interest by offering materials in new ways
  • Spark interest by observing stuff and recommending, “Let us go and see what might happen if?”
  • Provide things which are challenging enough to be exciting but not which are impossible to do.
  • Share the joy kids feel as they present their accomplishments before you.
  • Assist them in developing memories by keeping the room and routine arrangement predictable; keep toys where kids know can find them easily.
  • Talk to your kids regarding what they have done earlier in the day or the day before.
  • Provide many opportunities to categorize, match, sort, compare, and contrast with toys and activities.
  • Encourage problem-solving



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