Why Should Your Child go to Preschool? by DonaldQuixoteC

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As with most things, there is a common debate going on about the need for younger children to attend pre-grade school educational classes, or preschool.

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									Why Should Your Child go to Preschool?

As with most things, there is a common debate going on about the need for younger children to attend
pre-grade school educational classes, or preschool. There are those that say that preschool is not
necessary for a child to grow, learn, and develop at the same levels as those children who attend
preschool and there are those individuals and parents who say that without attending preschool in Long
Island their child would not have developed into the intelligent child that they are
now.

While both extremes most likely have their faults, the debate between the two
schools of thought looks to remain divided with rational parents making the choice
of whether or not to enroll their children into preschool by themselves after
investigating for themselves. There may be those that give a multitude of reasons
for not enrolling their children into a preschool, but for those who are on the
fence about the issue, consider a few of the following positive aspects of
preschool before researching what negatives there may be.

The Earlier the Better


One of the first advantages for a child who attends preschool is that they will be introduced to formal
education at an earlier age, even if it is only one year earlier than if they skipped preschool and went
directly into kindergarten. During this initial exposure to formalized education, children who attend
preschool will be able to learn more about the basics of structured education as well as a few other
principles that many parents are already trying to instill in their children; namely learning how to share
with others, interact in a group setting, get along with other children, and follow instructions for
educational purposes.

In addition, those children who attend preschool will be able to be taught by those trained professional
instructors who have been educated on how children grow and develop and learn. This means that
sending a child to preschool will enable that child to learn and grow by participating in activities that are
specifically designed to help a child of their age to learn needful skills for future education.

                              Along with a child being prepared for future education and being taught in
                              a way that will best promote their individual learning, those children who
                              attend preschool are more likely to begin to develop the social skills that
                              will aid them in their future lives. Social skills are increasingly important in
                              today’s world and those children who attend preschool are more likely to
                              develop quality social skills earlier due to their earlier exposure to social
                              situations due to their attending preschool.
As one can see, there are a multitude of benefits for children that attend preschool. While there may be
other negatives that can effect a parents decision, and these considerations will likewise certainly need
to be thought through by the parents before making a decision, those parents who do send their kids to
preschool will find that the above advantages and benefits to children who attend preschool will be of
great help and aid to the children as they continue their academic careers and formal education.



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