Engaging your kids to participate in sports at the very young age will be beneficial for them throughout their lives. They will nurture and acquire certain set of skills and will be exposed to different activities that will enhance their mental, social, emotional and physical qualities. There are other great benefits for them as they learn to love sports.
Developing self-esteem and confidence is number on the list. A simple handshake, high-five or tap at the back when the game is over helps your child build their needed confidence. Especially when hearing words of encouragement for their coaches and teammates. But parents have to be very careful about not letting your kids feel that self-esteem is based on winning or losing. Also, since your kids now engaged into sports, they now starting to develop their social skills. This is a great time for them to meet new friends the same age as theirs and they’ll now feel the sense of belongingness as they now have their own circle of friends. And since sports is based on team’s or individual performance, not all the time they are on top. Through sports, kids can learn sportsmanship and how to accept and cope defeat or losses. And by doing sports, it creates discipline among themselves. They are more likely to follow orders and accept decisions made by their coaches. And lastly, teamwork is essential in sports. They cannot succeed if they do not work together achieving common goals. Sports teaches children the importance of teamwork.
This lists only covers the most basic and important ones. But surely there are a lot of benefits that will be enjoyed by kids as this only shows that there are a lot of learnings can be achieved outside of their classroom and especially rather than DominoQQ.