Misha eventually became smarter, choosing the location is not so obvious (on the floor directly in front of the room, the chandelier at the flower stand). Problem gradually became more complicated: Bear hiding behind net curtains on the window sill (limited visibility), only one head looked out over some object (partially visible). Ran into an adjacent room and, despite the fact that the toy was clearly visible, the child had to increase psychological boundaries and to focus attention beyond initially given search area, that is, to overcome the already existing stereotypes of perception. With this turn of events the game has become to acquire value as a tool for development not only of perception, attention and is arbitrary, but as a form of psychological flexibility of the child. Further, this game is developed on ways to reduce the size of objects to find and use is not quite the usual placement of objects in space.
My fantasy faded away, but come autumn, and our game was moved to Russian expanses of forest. My son and daughter turned into a mushroom. Yaroslav was then 1,5 year. Sometimes, I first noticed the fungus and demonstrably tried to pass. But there it was.
Son stopped me crying: "Daddy, flexible!". Well, on my genuine pleasure and well-deserved pride, because he was in a situation in which could become even competent father. Now this game to develop not only cognitive processes of the child, but his self-esteem. True, according to psychologists, the formation of "self – concept, and, consequently, self-evaluation as part of it only starts to 3 years. When the mushrooms in forest retreated, we began using the game "Mushrooms in a meadow." A unique toy! Not without reason, she won a gold medal at the competition "Best Children's Products of 2005". In the play set includes mushrooms and stand with peg-penechkami, to which these mushrooms and dressing. When all the mushrooms are hidden, stand empty and we can see all the "stumps". In the process of finding mushrooms child puts them on the pegs. Not only can you visually assess how many fungi have been found, how much is still left to find, but find this number, to correlate with the total sum. While we develop our mathematical ability, do not forget about the formation of ideas about the value of items. "Show me a little Mushroom "- shows Says:" A little. " "Show more" – also copes well. "And this is what?" – Showing his middle. It is still a scientific puzzle for the child, the joy of discovery that still lies ahead. So our game continues to develop and modernize further. Maybe learn how to find objects with their eyes closed or while in another city. The joke, of course, but so far, and I and my son interested in playing it, it will evolve unplanned our scenario, spontaneously. Spontaneity – one of the major differences between the male approach to the game with your child. Why men are rarely planned development of the game, but more often follow the course of events and their desires and child? Yes, because the man in the game becomes even more, but a child. By the way, than he is older, the better he gets this identification. He imbued the spirit of the game, is keen on getting not only enjoy the process, but and benefit. This spontaneity, sincere dedication and commitment to move the process of leading the game in her party, makes a man's best friend a child. Well, Mom, meanwhile always remains mum. Loving, custodial, good, the best mother on earth.