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Importance of Hobbies in Child Development




Hobbies can play a very important role in boosting growth and development of children. Listed below are the important benefits of encouraging children to take-up hobbies.


Academics form a major part in a child’s life. For developing a great academic career children are sent to reputed schools. There they learn how to excel in life. But that is not everything for a child’s development. There is something other than academics which is very important and which merely going to school cannot impart alone. Here comes the importance of developing Hobbies.

Only studies and no play is not at all a very wise action. Kids should be left to enjoy their spare time. Studies can be made more interesting if imparting knowledge becomes a fun game. Making learning enthusiastic is the only way to make your kids interested in studies. They should be allowed to relax which will help them to get rid of anxieties of the daily routines of school. Read on to know more about the importance of imbibing hobbies in children.


Role of Hobbies in Child Development

Besides giving them time to relax hobbies prove to be very useful in various aspects of life. When the child grows up with good habits she not only can keep herself happy but also make her surrounding companions happy. Here are some useful benefits of hobbies given.


Helps in Developing Skills

Good hobbies help in developing valuable skills in various aspects of life, be it social, academic or moral. In order to do something perfectly the skills should be perfectly known. Good hobbies serve this purpose.

Learning Opportunities

Developing good hobbies act as learning opportunities. For example if a kid likes cooking she will learn cooking from a very early age. When she grows up and takes up cooking as her profession then it will not be a problem for her.

Developing Patience

Children become more patient when they develop healthy hobbies. Hobbies prevent them from becoming reckless which is very harmful in the long run. Reckless attitude causes taking wrong decisions which prove to be fatal.

Developing Confidence and Intelligence

Hobbies instil intelligence in kids. Games like jig-saw puzzles, scrabbles and chess makes children more intelligent. It also helps in boosting up confidence in kids which is of utmost importance and will be needed in every step that the children will make in the future.

Developing Will Power and Dedication

Dedication is a very important quality and every work needs dedication. Hobbies develop will power in kids and a stubborn attitude to reach the goal can be achieved if the kids develop good hobbies from a very early age.

Concentration and Determination

Hobbies help in improving concentration in kids. Kids cannot be expected to sit quietly at the corner of the room under any circumstances. But if the kid has a knack for something like painting or reading story books he can be made to sit quietly for some time.

Goal Setting

Good hobbies help in getting rid of the inattentive attitude of the kids. It calms the kids’ behaviour and help to make the kids more responsible towards life. It teaches them the importance of setting the goal of life. It also teaches them how an irresponsible behaviour towards life can completely destroy one’s career.

Ignites Creativity

Kids love painting, solving puzzles, playing games etc; all these things require certain amount of creativity. Kids make use of their imaginative power while making a sketch. This imaginative power in turn ignites the hidden creativity inside children.

Parents should always encourage their children to develop healthy habits and healthy hobbies. They should always remember that time is very precious to all and it should not be wasted. So, kids should be made to utilise this precious time doing something productive which may help them in their future. Normally, kids spend their spare time watching T.V, but if they develop healthy hobbies then they can make out something productive at the end of the day.


What are the benefits of encouraging children to take-up hobbies? What kinds of hobbies can children take-up? How do children who do not follow any hobbies lag behind? Discuss here.

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Abhishek.4 months ago
Hobbies let children explore their skills and talents. Parents must definitely encourage some hobby or the other in children.
 
 
 
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Barkha.4 months ago
Some hobbies can even be chosen as career in future. So, encouraging children to take up hobbies is important.
 
 
 
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Ishika.4 months ago
Hobbies are very important for children. They help them get refreshed.
 
 
 
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