The first years of a child’s life, from birth to 6/7 years, provide the foundation for a healthy and harmonious growth of the child.
It is a period marked by rapid growth and changes that are influenced by their environment. These influences can be + or -, largely determining what the future adult, future generations and society. The care and education of young children through proper integrated action provides a means to remedy the obvious problem of inequality of opportunity. It is agreed that all children are born equal and should have equal access to knowledge and culture, and grow as equal citizens of their country and the world in general. Despite being a truth universally acknowledged, unfortunately, there are still many children who can not exercise this right.
Every child born into a family whose social, economic and cultural exerts great influence on its development and largely determines their physical growth, intellectual and emotional. It is inevitable, therefore, that differences in the family environment have a major impact on education, the early childhood education must compensate
The early childhood education complements education a child receives at home, without attempting to replace it, providing adequate assistance and education to promote the overall development of the child. Point must be trained not only the child, but also family.
Equal opportunities for women to join the social production process, has to be reconciled with the needs and rights of children. More and more and more women working outside the home, which poses a problem for the care and education of young children. The Early Childhood Education is the first provides valuable experience and preparation for the transition to primary schooling level.
No second chance for children. So with all research-based knowledge about the importance of the early years of life, it is essential to do everything possible for the good of each child, health and nutrition, growth, learning and development, happiness.
Parents today should know that kindergartens are ideal centers where their children acquire basic skills and knowledge for training, and to facilitate coexistence with other toddlers of the same age, but they are also aware that they play an active role in the work of learning, acting as other teachers.
Parents are crucial for the child to learn the use of language, develop communication skills, to relate with peers, expect proper esteem and learn values like friendship, responsibility and solidarity. This may seem overwhelming, but the truth is that Mom and Dad in practice have the enormous advantage that small of between 3 and 5 years worth of two factors to interact with their environment: imagination and play.
One of the great challenges of preschool education is to optimize the process of formation and development of children aged 0 to 6 years, ensuring that educators are effective mediators between the world and children.