Why is my child so restless?
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Children and boredom

 
Children and boredom
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Let them get bored!

A child who concentrates well needs empty periods. By doing nothing and daydreaming, children develop their imagination, attention span and ability to listen to their own thoughts. This is crucially important: to be able to think, you need to have an empty mind!

If children are always occupied, they miss out on the opportunity to reflect.




  
  


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01/10/2009
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