Train your baby to do this gesture often, and the language ability will explode in the future

time:2022-11-27 06:25:46source:monlittlebaby.com author:Common phenomenon
Train your baby to do this gesture often, and the language ability will explode in the future

We all know that when people communicate, body language accounts for about 70% and language accounts for about 30%. When the baby has not yet learned to speak, he cannot express his needs smoothly through verbal communication. He can only tell his mother his wishes and thoughts by means of body language and facial expressions. Many mothers told me that it is difficult to understand the baby's wishes and needs through the baby's body language, especially the gestures. Sometimes, the meaning that the mother understands is even far from what the baby wants to express, which makes the mother worry, always worried that she is not taking good care of the baby. Today, let's talk about what the baby's gestures are trying to express. First of all, we want to be happy about this progress of the baby. Because every improvement in the baby's hand movement ability means the rapid development of the brain. Sign language can be used as a second language for spoken expression. Because gestures are extremely expressive, through changes in hand activities, we can enrich the content we want to express, and at the same time be more convincing and attractive. And for babies who can't speak, gestures have even more important meanings, and are even closely related to future language skills! Generally, after reaching the age of 3 months, the baby's hand movements begin to become more and more abundant. For example, the development of fine hand movements, will open small hands, and will want to touch and hold things that interest you; while at the age of four or five months , Many babies' hand movements will be more precise, such as stuffing things into their mouths. Of course, at this stage, not only food, but also toys, rags, and even smelly socks may be stuffed. At 6 to 8 months old, babies begin to learn to associate the words they hear with the things they refer to. So babies will try to express their needs through gestures in various ways, such as extending their arms, they want to hug; extending their fingers, they want this thing. As parents, we must carefully observe the baby's hand movements, and "read" the behavioral signals released by these gestures, in order to know what the baby needs. Here we say a word indicative gesture. Developmental psychology believes that indicative gestures generally appear between 8 and 12 months of age, and are one of the earliest gestures of a baby. Indicative gestures refer to the use of index fingers by infants and young children to point out people, objects, and places of interest. Although they can't speak yet, babies use gestures to communicate with their surroundings, provide information to parents, and ask for help with fetching things. For example, when he wants to eat, he will point to the food he likes; he will also point to his mother, indicating that he wants his mother to hug; sometimes when he encounters a strange child, he also likes to point out his finger; It is an important stage of baby's language development and cognition. Studies have found that children who use gestures more will master new vocabulary faster in later language learning. When a child points to an object, there is a good chance that the object will be pronounced within 3 months. There is a strong correlation between our language and gestures. The skilled use of gestures will promote the development of baby's language and vocabulary. Therefore, we can also stimulate the development of the baby's language ability by training the baby to use indicative gestures, improve his cognitive level of objects, and let the baby know more vocabulary. We can do this: 1. Cooperate with the baby to interact. The baby's initial understanding of many things is gradually formed in the daily interaction, and among them, non-verbal information also accounts for a considerable proportion. First of all, we must actively interact with the baby, because indicative gestures indicate that this is the baby's point of interest and concern, don't miss this good opportunity for education! When the baby points to something he is interested in, we can tell the baby what it is, try to teach the baby the pronunciation of the object, and by the way describe the size, color, and purpose of the object. In the process, your baby's vocabulary will also be gradually enriched. In addition, we should not only have sound, but also use physical movements to attract the baby's attention. Especially when the baby is pointing to a dangerous object, we can be more exaggerated, and use the expression to tell them the danger of the object, and can't touch it at will. 2. Use gestures to communicate with the baby When communicating with the baby, we can also use some gestures, such as using fingers or hands to hold the item being talked about, which can not only enhance the baby's attention to language, but also establish objects and language. the relationship between. When a baby uses a gesture, we can imitate his movement and say what the gesture represents. In addition, we can use more gestures that represent the meaning of specific words. For example, when talking about a ball, we can make a "toss" gesture and say the word "ball." Using gestures and words at the same time can also strengthen children's understanding of the meaning of this word. The second thing to focus on is rhythmic gestures: specific hand movements that are repeated while speaking and following the rhythm of speaking. This gesture itself has no specific meaning, and must rely on the meaning of the language itself to be given meaning. The researchers found that between the ages of 14 and 58 months, children often make this kind of rhythmic gestures in the interaction with their families, and they often show very good language and expression skills simultaneously; In communication, you can try to interact with your child in a eloquent way, even dancing and dancing. The rhythmic swing of the limbs, the enthusiasm and information displayed can make the child's expression ability to a higher level. In addition to gestures, there are several points we should pay attention to in daily life: 1. Talk to your baby as soon as possible and as often as possible. Keep talking to your baby every day. The voice will continuously and frequently stimulate the speaking center Broca's area, creating a full-language communication environment. , Consciously convey the daily trivial things to the baby, and guide the child to imitate himself, which will greatly promote the development of the child's language. 2. Repetitive stimulation should not only be said earlier, said more, but also repeated (the importance of repetition). Brain experts have found that repetition will make the child's Broca's area respond more strongly, so constant repetition is the easiest way to improve your baby's language ability. 3. Guide children's oral interaction Studies have shown that often guiding children's oral interaction can make children 6 times more effective in mastering language than "listening to adults all the time". Therefore, parents must interact more with our baby oral language. Regarding the baby's gestures and training methods, have all parents got it? Gestures can be said to open a window for mothers to understand the baby. When taking care of the baby, the mother should also be good at observation, carefully understand the baby's body language, and then understand the baby's physical and emotional needs, so as to better care and help. The baby trains some related abilities!
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