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Published : Thursday, 31 January, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 533
Ramisa Ranu

Grow healthy and wealthy

Grow healthy and wealthy

Most Bangladehsi parents are obsessed with grades, and not in a good way. That obsession often led the parents to make their child away from other skills and extracurricular activities. It separates the child to grow social skills, emotional stability, mental resilience, and more.
Beyond grades, there is a whole wide world of extracurricular. By definition, extra-curriculars are activities at a school or college pursued in addition to the normal course of study. But this is definition, not convention. As a result, most schools and parents look at these activities as a tick in the box.

Let your child play
Parenting a child can have its ups and downs. They're doing well in school and focusing on their daily goals, but what should they do during their downtime? Some kids just aren't that into football, and complicated instrument lessons can add on even more sitting, coaching, and structure after a long day of school. Group sports like baseball can be played. Letting them choose their outlet can give your child a sense of control and maybe even save you a buck or two by not shelling out a lot of cash for sports gear that won't get used or an instrument that will sit quiet and unplayed.

Let your child play
Beyond the physical, there are other aspects to helping your child gain focus and interpersonal skills. Drama programs provide structure and engagement through storytelling, the use of cues, scripts and character exercises that require focus but also act as an unrestrained outlet for being silly and imaginative. Group music and drama programs can combine the best of art, music, performance, and dance, encouraging your child to have a hand in everything. Making the props they use, help painting or creating a backdrop, learning dance routine and song makes them part of a group dynamic while giving them multiple outlets so they're not left feeling over coached or too structured.
Grow healthy and wealthy

Grow healthy and wealthy

Builds imagination
When children are given a free rein at taking up extracurricular activities, they are automatically able to think more freely and approach the world in new inventive ways. This is also a time where they can experiment with new skills as taking up these activities encourage them to try out new things. Developing and honing new skills allows them to branch out and be adventurous. By indulging in extracurriculars, childrenare allowed to explore interests they've never encountered, exposing them to a more diverse range of interests.

There's more to extracurriculars than sports and music. Scouting is also an option for kids who enjoy a multitude of activities both indoors and out. Unlike privately owned studios or volunteer coaches, the scouts are already poised to create an open and welcoming environment for children. Camping with other child built their mental strength and social promises.

Social benefits
Going out or pursuing activities can boost mental health. Children who spend time balancing their academics with extra-curricular activities are smarter, happier, more attentive, and less anxious. This, also, helps to improve their overall cognitive functioning along with mood improvements. Choosing enjoyable after-school and extracurricular activities can help your children socialize outside and meet new people from different social groups. The group setting of these activities can, in turn, lead to the creation of a shared experience thus helping create new friendships.

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