Get Involved in After School Activities
Strict teachers, more work pressure, hectic life
style - does this define your child's lifestyle since joining high
school. And after school what is your child doing- do questions like
this haunt you. You are worried all the time about your child getting
into wrong company and taking up to criminal activities. The concerns
about your child physical and mental health are your constant companion
after all "an empty mind, is a devils workshop".
possible way out is to keep your child busy, which will help you to get
rid of anxiety regarding your child's health- both mental and physical.
Encourage your child to take up some after school activities, join some
club or play some sport. In this ways not only your child will be busy
but will also get an outlet to his/her creativity. To help your child
to grow socially, emotionally and academically, it is important that
he/she be part of such activities which would lead to his/her overall
Hobby Classes: Different activity
clubs such as creative writing, foreign language, art classes, pottery
making, dancing, singing, or playing musical instrument or may be
volunteering services are offered by various high schools. Children can
join such clubs by getting in contact with the school authorities or
local after school clubs programs.
Students can join different after school sports teams.The sports may
vary from school to school depending upon the sports offered by the
schools. Sports teaches the importance of teamwork. besides being with
friends who share your goal and interests. Other benefits include
maintaining good health, improved self esteem and releases tension and
Part-time work: Working after school is an
excellent idea. Besides paying for their own expenses, the students can
learn time management, interpersonal skills and other valuable skills.
The experience obtained from part time work can be helpful in future
After school activities are offered in a
very relaxed, playful environment where your child can learn and at
the same time enjoy. It is very important for a child to attend such
activity classes for their overall grooming. Children can join such
classes depending upon their area of interest after all "All work and no
play, makes Jack a dull boy".