Promote the social development of children

6 December 2019

How to boost children’s social development

Social development refers to the ability to build positive, healthy and harmonious relationships with others. But in concrete terms, how can we boost the social development of children?

The power of extracurricular activities…

…to help children develop socially

The activities act as a facilitator. Indeed, getting out of the family setting will teach a child to adjust his actions according to those of others.

At home, at school, with your babysitter or during your extracurricular activities? The meetings will contribute to the development of the person, the personality and the social integration of the children.

There is evidence that fostering early interactions will help a child develop skills. Moreover, it is by meeting new people, by rubbing shoulders with different social worlds and by appropriating new rules that a child will enrich his social life.

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Sport and a sense of belonging

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and especially physical activity


children develop many skills. These skills will make them better adults. We can mention: discipline, determination, humility, team spirit, communication, perseverance, self-sacrifice, emotional management

As a child ages and develops, he or she becomes more and more aware of his or her strengths and differences. As a marker of his social development, we will then observe his ability to make friends . But also to get along with others, to work in a team and to be a good leader. And we’ll help him develop them.

Boosting children’s social development through sport

  • Improves rapid decision making
  • Works on memory and concentration
  • Get confidence and relaxation
  • Develops attention in class
  • Accustomed to following instructions
  • Promotes social integration
  • Develops relationships with others
  • Learns the meaning of courage, social life and friendship

When children develop a sense of belonging to a team, they then better understand the need to follow the rules and be true to their commitments.

It’s a fact! These factors support the importance of valuing physical activity in toddlers. By encouraging them to participate as soon as they are able, we help them to function better at school, and in society!

The social aspect remains probably the most abstract aspect of child development. However, it is important to work on it.

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Extracurricular activities have been shown to improve children’s academic success

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