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Choosing a Good Kindergarten for Your Children Is a Challenge!

But what aspects should we take into account to make the best choice when choosing a garden?

The Woman Post | Johanna Flórez

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Due to work issues and time issues, this mission becomes a little complicated

The first thing to do, as presented in the social networks of mutual space is of great importance. To start this process by making a list of the things I would like to offer to my child, and what as a parent, I would like to offer him/her.

With this information, the second step is to start with a visit to the kindergartens, to know the opinions of other parents, experiences, and courses, that they can offer the child to help their social, cognitive, motor, and other development.

How to choose a kindergarten?

Among other factors we can evaluate the following:

  1.  Infrastructure

Having an open space, adequate for the development of activities, play, and rest areas, are of great importance. In this way, the child will have more possibilities to adapt. Likewise, the kindergarten must have the necessary safety elements for the care of the children, responding to the needs that may exist and providing them with an experience of safe interaction with their environment.

A nice facade does not always mean a good place.

  1. Safety and prevention

The most important thing for parents should be the safety of their children, that is why, when choosing a place, it is necessary to inquire about those protocols that are handled in case of accidents or some kind of natural disaster.

Are these protocols adequate for my child's safety?

  1. Communication

Communication is a main axis since being in contact with teachers and directors helps to generate bonds of trust and will allow parents to be aware of their children's day-to-day life.

  1. Classroom plan

In this aspect, it is necessary to analyze the programmatic content or the daily work plan, objectives, methodology, and didactic support, and based on this, evaluate if it is adequate to support the child's development in the cognitive, motor, language, and socioemotional areas, as expressed in the digital magazine for teaching professionals on early stimulation in children.

  1. Teacher-student relationship

This aspect is of great importance to remember that according to psychologists such as Pavlov or Bandura we can know that a child does not only learn during the teaching-learning process, and that, in turn, not everyone has the same way of learning and interacting with their environment. In this area, it is important to identify how the kindergarten works in these teaching processes and how each of them responds to the needs and learning models of each child.

The ability to generate a space for dialogue, respect, and understanding should be paramount so that the child can begin the process of personal growth and feel comfortable exploring and learning.

  1. Staff

Having suitable and integral professionals who know about child pedagogy, early stimulation, and learning models, who have human quality and great patience, in addition to having the necessary certifications for the development of their work.

  1. Food

A balanced meal provides the necessary nutrients for a child to achieve progress in their growth process, for this reason, when looking for a kindergarten that has dining rooms, you should evaluate the menu offered, the healthiness of the place, and if it is according to the nutritional needs of each child.

Finally, it is also important to analyze issues such as location and price, and of course, in these visits to choose the best kindergarten for your child you should be very attentive to any sign, if you feel comfortable, your child could be too