The five ways: Encourage
You are your child’s first teacher.
They learn from you everyday.
Encouraging your child builds self-esteem
and important social skills.
Suggest they try something new.
like drawing a picture, or reading a book,
even catching a ball,
It helps build their confidence.
Offering support and praise makes them feel comforted
safe and loved.
Remember, it’s the lessons that they learn from you today,
that prepares them for life,
Find out more at “The Early Years Count” website.
By encouraging your child, they are building self-esteem and confidence, and this helps them deal with change and new experiences.
It’s important for children to have strong and supportive relationships from a young age. By showing interest in your child’s activities and showing encouragement, you can help them feel safe, confident and happy. Join Early Years Ambassador Jay Laga’aia to hear what he has to say about encouraging little ones.