Logical thinking ? The ability to reason and draw conclusions? Can and should be developed in children from an early age.
The ability to think logically, analyze and draw conclusions comes in handy both in childhood and in adulthood.
The development of logical thinking and fantasy leads to the fact that a person begins to think outside the box.
You will need
- Board games (chess, checkers, dominoes, etc.), a collection of logical and mathematical tasks, a pen, a sheet of paper, thematic pictures
Encourage the child to express their opinions,To evaluate events, to make assumptions. Learning to think logically, the child will begin to act the same way. Begin the phrase, and let the child complete it. For example: "The car can go, because?" It's warm outside, because? If you cut your finger, then?
Play chess. This game, whose history counts several thousand years, teaches not only to develop logic, but also to develop a strategy, be patient, considerate, guess the opponent's moves and analyze the situation on the field.
Buy a collection of entertaining tasks. Solve them will be interesting for adults and children. In addition to puzzles on the development of logic, there are also tasks with a dirty trick, where the solution that first comes to mind is unlikely to turn out to be correct.
Train to make logical chains. Ask the kid to draw a circle, a square, a triangle, and then repeat this sequence of geometric shapes several times. Make sure that the baby does not violate the specified sequence.
Pay attention to mathematical games and tasks. Logic and mathematics are closely related, having mastered one science, the child will inevitably master the other. Solving the problems of matching, passing labyrinths, compiling logical chains also contributes to the development of logic.
Ask the child to expand in a specificOrder pictures, which depicts the actions of the same characters. It can be fragments of a fairy-tale that is familiar to the child or simply a set of plots in which a clear logical sequence is traced.