Anti-stress games to relax with your children

Parents can relax when we play with our children. Of course, with patience, we will not want our little one to do things our way. If we play with them, the child will be calmer, without having to seek to attract our attention at any price. In addition, we will know your character by the way you act before in the game and thus, we can educate you better in habits and virtues.

The child at these ages learns by playing. Humor and play are much more effective means of education in the preschool age than confrontation and rigid rules. In addition, a play situation mobilizes the child's energy and generates a fantastic motivation to learn. And what's more, a playful attitude alleviates many difficult or strained situations in the family and helps parents to calm down. Experts invite parents to dedicate spontaneous time instead of intentional time, playing with the child in his field, with his games and his norms, and through communication: interacting and speaking, asking and counting his own experiences of the day.


Play with your children, an anti-stress therapy

For parents, playing with the child can become an anti-stress therapy, yes, as long as one does not let oneself be dominated by impatience: remember that you are playing with a child that takes time to learn things. Let's not look for him to play our way, but we have to play his. Also, if you're playing with him, you're there and not thinking, "Let's see when we're finished, I have to make dinner or read the newspaper." This state of your anxiety, your child will notice.

Anti-stress games to relax with your children

1. Take a walk with your young children: As you will have no choice but to go slowly, you will discover with him a crack in the sidewalk, the different leaves of the field, the appearance of the people, etc. Following the rhythm of the child, the adult's rhythm slows down and the Elasticity of time.


2. Re-create fantasies: we must let ourselves be guided by our son so that the worries of the work disappear for a few moments and the stress diminishes. Thus, we have to make queens, princes, explorers etc ...

3. Ballroom or aerobics: dancing and doing gymnastics with our children is de-stressing.

Tips to overcome a stage of stress

1. If you are suffering from a stress season, think it's a good therapy to play with them, forget about everything, about your problems, and relax for a moment, playing quietly with your little son: the dolls, the parchis, the car races etc ...

2. When you want to teach your child a certain virtue (obedience, generosity etc.) turns the order into a game. For example, it is not the same to say: "Order all the toys right now", that "Now play the game of placing all the toys phenomenal, that you do it very well, to see who wins, you to place your toys or me in placing my clothes. "


3. Ask your child every day when he / she leaves school, What has been the most fun game you have done today? And then try to play that game with him, even if it's apparently a job, like making chips or reading.

4. If you do not spontaneously come out With your little boy, set an appointment in your schedule: play with my son this afternoon from 7.30 to 8.00. And if you mark it as routine, your child will be waiting for this moment with enthusiasm, in addition, with the game scheduled the previous day. And remember, you have to boost your creativity, but make the rules. Let yourself go.

Jaime Márquez

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