Parents are no strangers to making decisions. They make numerous decisions on a daily basis, ranging from their child's diet to the household finances. Making decisions is a vital aspect of growing up, so we must teach our children how to make them.
The advantages of involving children in decision-making
- Allows children to understand and express their thoughts, feelings, and needs.
- Helps youngsters acquire life skills including communication, bargaining, and compromise in order to create win-win scenarios.
- Assist youngsters in learning about options and restrictions such as budget and safety.
- Increases children's self-esteem by treating their ideas, feelings, and abilities with respect. Super entertaining game that help youngsters practice decision-making.
We have highlighted the advantages of being active in decision-making. Now, we'll go through a super-fun game that might help children enjoy decision-making. Lets do some imaginary question games
Do you prefer ... and give seemingly impossible choices
- Do you prefer chocolate or ice cream
- Do you prefer to watch Peppa Pig or Masha and the bear
- Do you prefer idli or dosa for breakfast
- Beach or Mountain holiday
Make sure the questions are relevant and age-appropriate. Do not try to persuade the child to choose a desirable alternative. This is simply a fun game to help them improve their reasoning skills and decision-making abilities.
This is a simple, enjoyable game that requires little to no preparation and can be enjoyed by the entire family. You can make it a dinnertime custom to answer one "Would you rather...?" question each day. This will also provide the child with something to look forward to on a particularly difficult day.