It is important that parents and educators promote cognitive learning both at home and at school, however, it is also important to promote affective development, love for family and stimulate emotional intelligence. Poetry is, at this point, a perfect channel to facilitate communication in children, as well as the expression of their emotions and feelings.
How do you feel when you are frustrated because something is not going your way? Do you feel like a small fire that ignites in your stomach? Or is it rather a terrible heat in the face? It is inevitable to feel that way on some occasions, and that is how we have to transmit it to our children. Therefore, we must teach them to manage this emotion.
Gabriela Mistral was one of the most important Chilean poets and the first Ibero-American woman to receive a Nobel Prize; he won the literature award in 1945. Among his most famous verses we can find some short poems that can be shared with children, and that they will enjoy very much.
No parent wants their child to be sad. Therefore, we always look for different tools to make them happy, even when they are not. However, sadness is also a necessary emotion that helps children grow and develop their Emotional Intelligence. For children to understand their emotions, Marisa Alonso has written this short poem about sadness entitled & 39; Sad man & 39 ;.
Often times, even we adults don't really understand what adolescence is. We only know that we are very afraid that our children will reach that stage of life. To help children understand a little better what it means to be a teenager and, above all, to have a brother who is this age, Marisa Alonso has written the children's poem & 39; My brother is messy & 39 ;.
How wonderful is the genre of poetry! Not only does it enhance the creativity of the little ones in the house, it teaches them vocabulary and encourages the habit of reading; it also allows us to talk to children about different emotions. Therefore, short poems like the ones we propose below are a fantastic educational resource to work with our children on their emotional education.
The warmth of the sun on your skin, the breeze that caresses your face, the song of the birds that relaxes you ... How beautiful the countryside is! Do you usually go out into nature a lot with your children? Contact with nature is very beneficial for everyone, for children and adults. This short poem tells children about the countryside in a very joyful way.
What is love? How complicated it is to answer this question ... And surely, each person answers it in a different way, depending on the experiences they have lived and, even, the moment of their life in which they are right now. Since it is difficult to find the right words to explain to children what love is, we must look for other ways.
Repeat with us: & 39; We are wonderful! & 39 ;, & 39; How we love each other! & 39 ;, & 39; How lucky we are to be like this & 39; ... Personal acceptance and self-love are one unfinished business for many parents. Teaching children to love themselves as they are and to accept themselves with their strengths and weaknesses is very important from childhood.
Love is a universal feeling, that does not understand ages. For this reason, it is also present in stories, in nursery rhymes, in children's songs ... Love is a transforming value that makes the affective effective in the education of children. From Guiaifantil.com, to always celebrate love, we have selected short poems whose main theme is love.
Poetry is a perfect excuse to propose other educational and fun activities to children. The little ones usually love the poetic genre, so we can take advantage of it to propose exercises that work on certain lessons learned in school. From this poem of 6 stanzas by Marisa Alonso, we propose some educational activities that will be very attractive for the little ones.
The snake was about to fall asleep when, suddenly, the snake came singing the new song that had been learned. Will she respect her friend's rest or will she continue to sing the new melody from the rooftops? This poem for children, which talks about respecting others, will make the little ones reflect.
On our site we love nursery rhymes. They are a very useful educational resource to teach children values and work with them some concepts that are more complicated to understand. On this occasion, Marisa Alonso has written a very original poem that teaches children that with teamwork we are closer to achieving our dreams.
To awaken the love of reading in children, we can turn to a selection of short stories or fables, but also poems. The stories told in verse are very attractive for the little ones because they themselves play at guessing the rhyme, since it is very easy for them to retain in their memory.
Poetry is present in children since they are born, and that is because lullabies are nothing other than sung poetry. Poetry helps children exercise their memory, expand their vocabulary, stimulate their imagination and develop a greater sensitivity to what surrounds them. Some of the most important authors of literature have among their work some Christmas poems for children, they are Ideal poems for children to recite during the holidays.