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How to Prepare Your Child for a Nursery School Interview?

Posted on Dec 22, 2014 by

Nursery school admission is a hot topic for parents who have kids aged between 2.5 to 3.5 years. This is the first step that a child takes into the real world and he/she must be well-prepared for the same. Nursery schools conduct an interview to check the confidence and capability of a child. It is the dream of every parent to see their child excel in this interview. The tough situation that arises here is how to prepare the child for this interview.

nursery schoolLet us have a look at how you can prepare your child for an nursery admission in a Gurgaon school.

As a parent, it is very important to know the parameters on which you have to prepare your child for the interview. The commonly judged categories in a school are:
1) Capability to identify colors and shapes.
2) Understanding about common animals and birds.
3) Drawing, sketching and painting skills.
4) The ability to follow the given instructions.
5) Discipline of the child.

What to do
1) To start off with, start giving situations to your child. Create a different situation each time for your child and see how he/she reacts to it. Also, when wrong, let the child know how to react in that particular situation.
2) Start giving him activities. Lay out puzzles, building blocks, colors etc. If he doesn’t know how to use either of these, teach him.
3) Take your child out and allow him/her to meet new people. Also, encourage him/her to strike a conversation with them. This will make the child less hesitant.(Hence, We are providing physical education programme, read more here:
4) Let your child know the importance of an interview and ask him to follow whatever instructions are given to him.
5) Enact the interview with your child, where you can act like the teacher who is taking the interview. Start with a simple conversation and gradually ask your child to perform activities that can help you assist his/her written and oral skills.
6) Start showing hoardings, banners, pamphlets, number plates, newspaper etc. to your child and ask him/her to identify colors, numbers and alphabets.
7) Ask questions to your child so that he/she uses his/her brain and responds. This will build his/her thinking ability.

Tips for parents
1) Make sure you handle your child patiently.
2) If your child goes wrong anywhere, make sure you do not scold him/her. Instead, teach him/her the right way.
3) Praise your child when you think he/she has done a good job. This will boost the confidence of your child.


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