How and why children's competitions are organized
Ability to compete with other peopleappears in children in the senior preschool age, when the child turns five or six years old. It is in this period that the boys have a desire to measure their strength, to overtake a peer during a sports day, and girls - to demonstrate their knowledge in class, to receive the praise of a teacher in the presence of other children or to win a drawing competition.
Use of contests in the education of children
Formation of competitiveness of the graduateschool and university is one of the important tasks in the education process. A graduate of a school must withstand competition on admission, and a graduate of a higher education institution - when applying for a job in the specialty. Therefore, throughout the entire period of education, children's competitions are an integral form of the educational process.
1) In the older groups of the kindergarten, sports events and competitions are held no less than four times a year. Organized group competitions, tk. children are still painfully experiencing personal setbacks.
2) Educators and teachers use widelychildren's competitions and games to consolidate children's knowledge based on the results of the material. Therefore, the final lessons of knowledge consolidation or extra-curricular activities, entertainment, where children have the opportunity to demonstrate their success, can be organized.
3) Competitions of educational projects, olympiads onseparate disciplines are held with the children of the secondary school, when their preferences in studies have already come to light, when children's contests become a means of self-affirmation for them in the school collective.
4) For senior students can be organizedbusiness games with the holding of competitions for the best report on the topic of the abstract in the framework of a scientific conference or competition "for the post of director of the school" as a result of drawing up their electoral program. Thus, children can participate in the management of the school, in the organization of the learning process.
Children's competitions in the organization and holding of holidays
Based on state and national holidaysan educational program of educational institutions is being built. Celebrations are evenly distributed throughout the school year. Many school materials (poems, songs, folklore, studying the traditions and customs of the peoples of the country) reflect the essence of the holiday, its significance for the people. The holiday becomes a means of summing up the results of a large section of educational material. Additionally, with the help of the holiday, the children relieve tension that has accumulated during the quarter, trimester or half-year.
At carrying out of holidays children's competitions carryentertaining character, relieve tension. It is recommended that the same contest be held several times, so that as many children as possible participate in it. As a result of winning in such competitions, the child receives a small gift. The more participants can receive a prize, the more joy they will experience from the event.
New Year's children's competitions are not conducted by a teacher,and a funny fairy-tale character that allows children to be in a fairy tale, to receive gifts. The most magical moment of such competitive competitions is when a child receives just such a gift or prize, which he long dreamed of.
Participation in competitions trains children's will,brings up self-confidence. The child learns to set a goal and find the means to achieve it. When organizing competitions, an adult should take into account the child's most developed abilities, which he can successfully demonstrate. If such situations of success are repeated repeatedly, the child grows up to be an active and competitive person.