he contemporary research done by child psychology experts states the fact that a child’s brain grows at an exceptionally faster pace in the first six years of his/her life and builds the foundation for lifelong development. The experiences that a child draws from his surroundings contribute significantly to the formation of the synaptic connections in the brain. So, going to Pre School at an early stage is ‘A small step for a giant exposure in a child’s life’.
As children starts going to a preschool is the very first exercise in which children are separated from their parents and from the comfort zone in which they are brought up. Therefore, a preschool has to be a place which is a second home to the child where they receive the same comfort and affection which is given by their parents. A preschool has enough material to attract and make the child feel enjoyable and secure. This is the first place where the child builds his/her self-esteem. A child feels more confident as he/she learns the importance of his/her own name, belongings and friends. In a Preschool a child learns to communicate with his teachers and classmates. It is the best place for the child’s development for lifelong progress. The learning skills and knowledge that the child develops in the Pre School reflects the aptitude and attitude of the child later in life.They bloom well in a tension free environment. The children comprehend and learn things better when introduced to new things using audio/visual aids.
Pre School is not a formal school to look for mastery in academic curriculum instead it is a place where the children do all kinds of activities that are interesting to them. Preschool education helps in a child’s emotional, social and personal growth and development. Although a child learns how to talk while at home, but in preschool continuous interaction and exposure with children of same age group and teachers helps them to enhance their communication skills and face the outer world with more confidence.
Therefore, sending a child at the age of 18 months or more proves to be beneficial for the overall development of a child’s personality which ensures a better connection with the rest of the world.