Discover your baby’s “third eye” in the game
When you see this title, do you wonder: Where is the third eye of the baby?
In fact, the third eye we are talking about here refers to “visual-spatial intelligence”.
Visual-spatial intelligence refers to the ability to accurately sense visual space and express what it knows.
This intelligence includes sensitivity to color, lines, shapes, forms, spaces, and their relationships. It also includes visual and spatial thoughts that are specifically presented in the brain, and quickly found in a matrix of spacesDirection ability.
You said, if you tap this baby’s intelligence, is it like opening your baby’s third eye?
Babies with visual-spatial intelligence usually have a good sense of direction and space.
In terms of future performance, in addition to having a strong sense of way, they will mostly engage in design work in terms of professional performance, such as architects, interior designers, fashion design, sculpture, photographers, art design . and evenMay also become an inventor!
Visual-spatial intelligence quiz To develop your baby’s visual-spatial intelligence well, you must start by understanding you and your baby: Parent self-test 1. Do you have a good sense of direction?
Yes Not sure No 2. Do you feel that geometry is easier than algebra when studying mathematics?
Yes Not sure No 3. Do you have a keen sense of color and graphics?
Yes Not sure No 4. Do you like visual games like puzzles and mazes?
Yes Not sure No 5. Do you like design and graffiti?
Yes Not sure No 6. When reading a book, do you tend to pay more attention to the illustrations in the book?
Yes Not sure No 7. Do you like to express ideas with graphics, patterns or even three-dimensional models?
Yes Not sure No Each question answered “Yes” 3 points, answer “Not sure” 2 points, and “No” 1 point.
17-21 points, your visual space intelligence is strong; 12-16 points, your visual space intelligence is strong; 7-11 points, your visual space intelligence is average.
Special reminder: if your visual space intelligence is good, don’t think that your baby can inherit your talent; if your visual space intelligence is not good, it doesn’t show extraordinary ability in color, graphics or space.Don’t be discouraged, because this does not mean that your baby’s visual space is intelligent and mediocre.
The development of baby’s visual space intelligence mainly depends on the influence of the acquired environment. As long as parents pay more attention to creating a suitable learning environment for their baby in daily life, and the method is proper, there will be surprises.
Baby test (This test is suitable for babies from 25 to 30 months) 1. Put the plush toys that two babies like on top of each other, and then ask the baby: “Which toy is on top and which is on the bottom?
Observation focus: whether the baby can point out the toy.
2. Ask the baby: “Which is your right hand?
Which is the left hand?
Observation focus: see if the baby can distinguish his left and right hands.
3. The mother stands in front of the baby, asks the father or grandparents to stand behind the baby, and then asks the baby, “Look, who is behind you?
Who is in front of you?
Observation focus: see if the baby can distinguish between the front and the back.
4. Say to the baby, let’s play “Hide the cat”, you go outside first, the mother hides, wait for the mother to say, then the baby comes in to find the mother.
Observation point: See if the baby can understand and follow the instructions from inside to outside.
5, accompany the baby to play with building blocks, pointing at two blocks separated by a distance, said, you use the far one, I use the near one.
Observation focus: see if the baby can distinguish between near and far.
6. Let the baby observe the fish in the fish tank and ask the baby whether the place where the red goldfish swims is deep or the place where the small black fish swims is deep?
Observation focus: whether the depth of the location can be distinguished.
Each question answered with “yes” scored 2 points, and answered “No” with 1 point.
The test score is between 6-12 points. The higher your baby’s score, the better his visual space intelligence develops.
Visual space intelligence training Although many young mothers also know the importance of visual space intelligence for the development of their babies, they are at a loss in the face of babies who scribble all day long.
Then, after understanding the intelligence level of the visual space of yourself and your baby, you should learn and master some guiding principles and methods.
Principle 1. Guide your baby to observe and create. Take advantage of the situation and adapt to the needs and interests of the baby. Guide the baby to observe and find that the lines and image symbols they create are similar to some objects in real life.
For example, mothers can use dark pens to outline items or small animals that the baby can recognize in the lines drawn by the baby’s graffiti, while explaining in words: “This is a fish, we draw eyes on it; this isA baby face, we add eyes and mouth.The baby ‘s behavior is encouraged and strengthened, and they will consciously use these symbols to express their initial experience. This is how children gradually evolve from spontaneous, free, and casual graffiti to consciously express their emotions, desires, and understanding.Progressive process.
Principle 2: Education of artistic emotions Parents should strive to create a family environment full of artistic atmosphere and emotions.
The home arrangement strives to be beautiful, generous, simple and artistic.
The beautiful paintings on the walls, the novel and chic on the table, and the colorful decorations will give the children beautiful inspiration and enjoyment.
These influence children’s interests, hobbies, emotions, and personality.
Principle 3, rich painting resources often show children picture books and tell stories to enrich children’s painting emotions and imagination.
Principle 4. Cultivate observation and feelings. Use rest days and often take children to nature.
Expand the child’s field of vision, feel the colorful changes in the natural world, and cultivate the child’s observation, memory, and feeling of things.
Cultivating children’s visual spatial intelligence can penetrate every bit of everyday life.
Here are some simple ways that parents can do at home: Method 1: Choose your own dress before going to bed every night, and let the children choose and match the color of the next day.
Such activities can enhance children’s sensitivity to color, but also a great challenge for children.
Method 2, embellish the cartoon pillows for landscaping the living room environment, colorful curtains, and colored floor mats are all room decorations that can arouse children’s interest. You can try to choose the colors and shapes that your children like.
The decorative drawings of wooden boards and flower arrangement are also the highlights of landscaping the room. It does not prevent the children from choosing their own decorative supplies and being a little designer.
The emphasis is on cultivating children’s interest and sensitivity in color and orientation, but don’t criticize the child because the style of the child’s decoration does not meet your aesthetic requirements.
Method 3: Put a variety of visualization tools such as colored cardboard, handmade paper, chalk, pencils, oil sticks, watercolor pens, paints, scissors, plasticine, building blocks and other materials to ensure a large number of children are using different materials and creatingWith different methods, he can freely practice his imagination and innovation.
Method 4, start the family display area to choose a specific space in the room (a small window or a cabinet surface can be used to avoid the child’s visual burden) to display the child’s art works.
It can be a valuable work of art by a parent collector, or a work of art that the child is satisfied with.
Children’s works often have bright colors, sharp contrasts, strong visual impact, and sometimes they can unexpectedly achieve the aesthetic effect that matches the exhibits in the exhibition hall.
Method 5, developing a proper position game is the theme of childhood life, and children will have endless fun in the game.
* People in the mirror- 咦, how do the two babies in front of and behind the mirror look exactly the same, and their movements are the same?
You go up, he goes up; you go down, he goes down . * By bus-put on small stools, dad comes to be the driver, mom comes to the conductor, grandparents and babies line up to get in the car, in frontShould you get in the car first, or stand behind and get in first?
Who is sitting behind the pilot?
Who is sitting in front of the conductor?
Who is sitting on the left side of the baby?
Who is sitting on the right side of the baby?
Special reminder * Playing is a child’s nature. Adults seem to waste time in their game activities. For children, it contains rich visual space elements (such as color, shape, space, etc.).
No matter which method is adopted, don’t stick to the restrictions of tricks and rules, respect the freedom and creativity shown by the children, and at the same time encourage the children’s creativity to develop in casual play.
* Do not provide too much material and stimulation, too much stimulation can only make children feel at a loss.
In general, children’s clothing, all colors of room decoration should add up to 6 kinds.
Only one home decoration area is needed to avoid clutter and visual burden.