How to Entertain Children
Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, gives pleasure and delight. The experience of being entertained has come to be strongly associated with amusement, so that one common understanding of the idea is fun and laughter, although many entertainments have a serious purpose.
Entertainment can be used as a medium of education and channeling of other vital information. It is an essential tool in the development and education of children. Forms of entertainment include, taking your child out on a tour to change their environment, setting up a game that kids and adults can play, storytelling not too scary, for example Helen Keller was able to manage her brininess situation till the age of 77 years before she died. Music, drama, comedy, magic shows, dance and a large selection of mystery games that brings amusement are all forms of entertainment.
The above selection of the entertainment played with children through different ways are
1. Storytelling: stories about Harry potters witchcraft and the chamber of secrets, Joanne Rowling second book is just as funny, frightening, educative and unexpected as her first and the Daily Mail by Harry Potter for it frictional character are all form of amusement stories that educate and create laughter.
2. Music and dance is also form of an entertainment that educate children and exposed them much to cultural background, activities, and broaden their heron to the Traditional values.
3. Comedy and magic shows also play a vital role in entertainment environment |for kids it could be a form of turning around a comfier.
Children are generally considered as persons falling between the periods of birth and puberty or in the developmental stage of childhood, between infancy and adulthood. Children fall under various ages and each age group in the developmental process need to be handled differently. Entertainment is one of the most exclusive ways to get children active, excited and educated. It also helps to keep them healthy. Because children fall under various age groups, different forms of entertainment apply to the various groups. For example children between 1-5 years Toddlers required a constant supervisions other than a 12 year old who could fend for intermediately.
Entertaining children especially infant and toddlers is rarely easy, planning ahead can make the different between an enjoyably or a stressful one.
The children are well known as the future leaders it is therefore important to give them the best of everything in life especially educate them or some form of entertainment to enable them be well established and well equipped to become very competent and responsible leaders for tomorrows.
BY: HELEN SPLENDY NKANSAH.