The rising popularity of play schools in India boils down to one major change taking place in urban India and that is the emergence of nuclear families. Most of the nuclear families have both parents working and that triggers the needs of sending the child to play schools so that he can have his first brush with education. Play schools help kids in getting prepared for the nitty-gritty of elementary schools.
Indian playschools have made giant strides in recent times. Most of the metro cities in Indian are getting flooded with new playschools who have sophisticated infrastructure and offer quality education to the toddlers. It is very important to have quality playschools because, in a way, they are primarily responsible to build future generation of the country.
At playschools, toddlers learn to interact with children of their own age. This way, they can learn faster and also foray into the world of social interaction. Playschools are made and run in a way that kids feel at home. Presence of quality teachers who employ interesting methods to teach children helps in gradual development of the kids.
Teaching small kids can be really a demanding task but teachers at playschools are up at it. They possess patience and focus on each and every kid individually. Children are made to understand the significance of important days like Independence Day, Republic day, Teachers’ day etc. The course curriculum of playschools is designed in such a way that, all the aspects of child’s growth and development like mental, emotional and social etc are covered.
Playschools help children in coping up with separation anxiety. They start realizing that there is a different world apart from comfort of home and parents. They start developing social skills through interaction with other kids and by taking parts in group activities. They are made to sing, dance and play games with other kids and that really prove instrumental in making children confident and independent. Children are provided with toys that have education value. These toys not only entertain kids but also teach them valuable lessons.
Many international playschool chains are setting up schools in different parts of India. This is leading to an education revolution in India. Parents are feeling more encouraged to send their kids to quality playschools and learn the basics.
Preschool has become a crucial concept for both child as well as the parents. According to one study, the number of preschools in India is growing at the rate of 40% annually. That really shows how important preschools are turning out to be in the context of Indian education system. Parents, especially in urban areas look forward to enroll their children in preschool because of its obvious benefits. Enrolling kids to preschools helps in preparing them for kindergarten and elementary school. From parents’ point of view, some of them do not have adequate time for the kids because of work and other pressing commitments and for them, preschools come very handy.
Preschools are very important in the initial development of a child’s life. For one, kids get their first taste of education. It is also the first time that they venture out of their comfort zone, i.e., home. They start learning things through play. At this stage of life, kids are not really expected to study. But the actual learning is imparted with the help of interaction with other kids, games, songs and other activities. Children also get to taste independence factor. Preschools contribute significantly in the preliminary education of the child.
Preschools have teachers who also don the mantle of parents. They try to understand each and every child individually. This helps them in figuring out right way of teaching individual child. A preschool has small number of kids so that helps the teachers in focusing on each child individually. Rhymes, games, songs, alphabets and numbers etc are methods through which kids get to lean their first lessons of lives. A child is made to identify different objects. Children are also made to develop different self-help qualities along with basic etiquette’s.
At this age, most of the children suffer from separation anxiety. Preschools aims at making children feel comfortable even while being away from their parents for few hours. From Indian perspective, quality preschools are opening up in different parts of the country. Most of the preschools are private in nature. Franchise model is also evolving rapidly in the preschools. The fact that there is low entry barriers in this segment and number of preschools are relatively low has further helped in attracting quality domestic as well as foreign education players to this emerging segment. The way things are moving in the field of preschools education, sooner than later, preschools are going to have ubiquitous presence in India.