Developing the habit of observation has many benefits for your child. Here’s a look at five of those benefits as well as simple ways you can develop this impactful habit.
Developing the Habit of Observation
Key takeaways from today’s show:
Benefits of Developing the Habit of Observation
Developing the habit of observation…
- stores up pictures in your mind
- helps you be aware of needs around you
- allows you to be present in the moment
- increases your ability to focus
- improves academic performance
Ways to Develop the Habit of Observation
None of the following suggestions take very long to implement. It is often simply a matter of remembering to do them. You may find it helpful to write these activities in your homeschool planner.
- How to Play the Sight Seeing Game
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- Keep a Calendar of Firsts
- Picture Study
- “Look around. Do you see anything else you could do to help out or anything you could put away?”
- Describe (anything) in detail
What do you think?
How have you seen the habit of observation benefiting you or your child?
Do you have other suggestions for developing this important habit?
Let us know in the comments below!
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