Parents' Guide to Productive Pursuits & Practical Skills for Children
Parents' Guide to Productive Pursuits Practical Skills for Children Author:Jeff and Susan Zakula Are you looking for ideas? You are a good parent. You take the time to love, teach and train your children. You have many more things you want to teach them. You want them to learn all those little useful things that are beyond reading, writing, and 'rithmetic. You have decided to make a list and get started teaching them. You have in mind... more » some things that should be on the list. However, every time you turn around, months, even years, have gone by and you still do not quite know where to start. How do you put it all together? Where do you start? How do you start? With what do you start? Certainly, there are productive things with which to fill children's time.
Do these questions sound familiar? Do you feel a little queasy, sometimes, because the years are racing past, and before you know it your children will be grown? Are you worried that you'll wake up one day, and they'll be grown, and you will have missed the opportunity?
You can find plenty to help you on these pages. there are methods, ideas, resources, tips, etc. there are explanations on how to approach teaching different skills. There is a complete program for you to use as parents, if you wish. You may prefer to handle all that yourself. This book will give the structure and direction. The section on individual skills also contains many added insights into rearing children. Plunge in! Get started! The more you do, the more confident you will feel. You will marvel at what your children are learning. You may be amazed at how your, yourself, are enjoying it.
Savor the sheer fun of being with your children and watching them learn, and being confident that you are filling those fleeting childhood years with productive pursuits and practical skills.« less