We all were kids once when we used to listen to stories and run wild with our imaginations. The best thing in a child’s life is when his/her parent comes to sit with them at night and gives them the right amount of time that they actually deserve. No matter how busy their life is. When you start storytelling for children, they wait for you at night or at the time that you set for storytelling. New storybooks, new imagination, new thoughts make your child a strong and even more active person. Some benefits of storytelling that you all have to know are:
- It promotes a feeling of calmness and wellbeing
- Promotes cultural understandings
- Fulfills curiosity
- Broadens imaginations, and teaches communication
- Improves focus and social skills
- Enhances listening skills
- Increases verbal proficiency
- Enhances the learning process
- Develops emotional intelligence
- Teaches empathy
- Improves communication
- Lowers stress and anxiety
- Sharpens memory
- Makes academic learning easier
- Encourages a budding storyteller
- Makes your child communicate with their feelings and thoughts
Most of the time storytelling reveals the secrets throughout the world. Through the stories, we can see how a person is different from others and how they share their experiences.
Children are always so curious about the stories about what is happening next or is it going with their imagination or not. This is such a creative way where imagination is translated into words. Isn’t it great?
Amazing Benefits of Storytelling for Children
Improve Listening Skills
The story is always good for children to teach them about the culture and history of their customs and traditions. They have to focus more which improves their listening skills. A good session of storytelling definitely improves their listening skills.
When you pause a story for a break or even for the next day. It will create curiosity in the mind about what will happen next. This makes a child ask more questions and encourages curiosity.
The one thing is to be curious and the other is to bring imagination. Imagination is the most important step while a child or anyone is listening to a story. A well-narrated story takes you to the real and mythical world. Stories are the element of fantasies that help foster better imagination and improve the creative thinking of listeners.
Listening to stories helps in concentration. When a child is focused and curious about something, they start focusing and concentrating on it. you are always your child’s first priority and when they watching you concentrate on things they will also start concentrating on the thing and even more concentrate on what happens next.
Helps Expand Vocabulary
When you include a new type of terminology in every narrative story, children always try to learn them and know the meaning of those unfamiliar words. This is so beneficial and helps them learn more vocabulary.
Does your child enjoy every moment of the storytelling? How did you make it interesting for them?
Do they concentrate or imagine more? Please share it with us.
We hope this blog will help you.