The TSL Kids Crew Blog
All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. For a balanced mental and physical development of children, there needs to be a balance between the activities they do in school and those they do out of school. After school programs are offered by the schools themselves, nonprofit organizations or run by commercial enterprises.
A great after school program in Albany covers a wide range and may include but not limited to the following:
Since the kids’ time does not end when the school bell rings at 3 pm, the program enables them to further their mental development in various ways.
The main social benefits of children attending are:
Social benefits of children attending after school programs are many and they cannot all be put in to writing. The simple things and behaviors you see in your children is most likely the product of attending a great program. The child becomes much more disciplined in some cases since the program may be treated as a reward system. For example in a situation where a child is only allowed to go outside to play after successfully completing the homework, then the child will ensure timely completion of the assignment so he/she can be allowed to go and play with other kids.
The Ideas Written About In This Blog Are Based On The Personal Opinions And Philosophies Of The Contributor Who Has Taught Elementary School For Twelve Years And Has Run A Recreational Childcare Business Since 2009.
I have been thinking about maybe having my kid participate in after school programs, but I don't want to push them too hard. It would be great if they could get help with their homework at the program. It would also give them the chance to meet other people besides their classmates. I will have to consider putting them into an after school program more. Thanks for the information!
8/12/2022 03:38:16 pm
It's great that you talked about how children could develop their social skills while attending afterschool programs. My wife started working again, and our schedules don't match our son's, so we think it'd be good to explore some afterschool programs next week. We're grateful for explaining how an afterschool program benefits families and improves kids' friend-making skills.
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