You are on page 1of 2

Activities that improve listening skills - by Bobby Coles - Page 2 - Helium

23/3/2013

How To Guides | Community

My Helium | Join | Log in

Where knowledge rules

Search Helium S
EARCH

Home > Education > Early Childhood Ed


H
ELIUM

Activities that improve listening skills


Top Article All 5 Articles
0

Education Adult Education Alternative Education Colleges & Universities Early Childhood Ed Educational Philosophy Primary School Secondary School Special Education Education (Other)

(Page 2 of 2)
of 5

: 0 URL
Like 0

Created on: October 14, 2009 Last Updated: May 03, 2012

this game, it is a simple one to continue playing in order to help your child to listen better. Another great activity that improves listening skills is playing "Simon Says". This game is also simple to play, because once again it takes no planning or props. All that you need is a few ideas, and you can keep your child's attention focused on listening. This game can be played with several players, so it is a good game for your child and his or her friends, or for other siblings to join. Once again, by having your child intent on your every sentence, you can vary your voice, lowering it or even whispering. This will force your child to eliminate all other distractions and focus entirely on your words. This is beneficial to the school setting, since there are myriad distractions in a classroom that must be filtered out in order to effectively listen to the teaching instructions. It is imperative when you speak to your child that they stop what they are doing and look at you. Eye contact is crucial, as this will help them out in society as well. The more confident that your child becomes, the more apt they will be at public speaking, and giving presentations in the classroom. A good listener drops everything that they are doing, and listens. Hearing and listening are two different things, and the difference could prove important. If you only hear something, but do not pay attention to the words, you will not be a good listener, which will hinder your ability in school, work, and friendships. Any activities that you do that can improve listening skills in your child are fantastic. You just have to be sure to model the correct behaviours, and allow your example to be the role model for your children. As your child learns to improve their listening skills, the positive aspects of this skill will become readily apparent. Learn more about this author, Bobby Coles. Click here to send this author comments or questions.
<< Previous Page 1 2

RELATED TITLES: How to improve listening skills in students Tips for improving listening skills in children Teacher tips: How to improve your listening skills Songs and activities that teach listening skills Tips on developing active listening skills

HELIUM DEBATE Cast your vote!

Does the Internet harm grammar and spelling skills? Yes or No


Click for your side.

On the home page

Most popular titles

How to create a winning March Madness bracket Where can you turn when life turns upside down Teacher tips: How to help a student with ADHD Number of children on autistic spectrum higher than previously estimated Malala Yousafzai returns to school five months after being shot by Taliban Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn confirm relationship

Below are the top articles rated and ranked by Helium members on:

Featured Partner

Activities that improve listening skills


of 5

DIY: How to tile Needful a backsplash in your kitchen Provision Inc. Needful Provision's mission How Easter is celebrated around the worldis to research, develop, demonstrate, and teach How to make meatless spaghetti sauce innovative self-help technologies to assist the poor, worldwide, achieve self-sufficiency and wellThe best date night movies on DVD being.more Harvard study reveals links between sugary drinks and obesity-related deaths

by Bobby Coles

Learning how to improve your listening skills can greatly assist you not only in your academics, but in your daily life
of 5

by Trenna Sue Hiler

Listening attentively is a learned skill. It must be taught and practiced. It is a helpful life skill. When does the training
http://www.helium.com/items/1616438-tips-for-how-to-improve-listening-skills?page=2 1/2

Activities that improve listening skills - by Bobby Coles - Page 2 - Helium

23/3/2013

of 5

by Judith Green ACTIVITIES THAT IMPROVE LISTENING SKILLS

Before planning structured activities to improve listening skills we need to remind


of 5

by Joan Inong

Because modern society requires and depends on effective communication, young children should learn how to communicate well.
of 5

by Stephanie Chandler

In today's world of constant entertainment and instant gratification, the art of listening is getting lost. Listening is

CONNECT WITH US Write and get published Share with other writers Polish your freelancing skills Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Read our blog Join our active writing community Quality articles from proven freelancers Exclusive rights, fast turnaround Brand engagement, business blogging -our writers do it all Get custom content today!

INFORMATION About Us Team Helium User Tools User Agreement Privacy Policy DMCA

Copyright 2002-2013 Helium, Inc. All rights reserved. Helium.com: A Service of RR Donnelley Email this article Tweet 0 Tweet # 0

HIDE Print article

http://www.helium.com/items/1616438-tips-for-how-to-improve-listening-skills?page=2

2/2