After School Care Programs-The Benefits That It Provides
There are so many benefits that after school program offers.
Below are the advantages of after school care programs:
A. It makes the child have a feeling of belongingness
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Since after school programs are not offered by the school your children has chance to meet new people. If children are having problems in their school, then this would be good for them. However, there is a big chance that your children will meet familiar faces, and this program gives them a chance to interact with them.
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B. Improves the child social skills
It is the goal of the after school program to provide support respect and cooperation. They make sure that your kids will be comfortable in talking to other people and joining group activities. While your children are socializing with other children, the supervisor will observe and make sure they are not always interrupting the other party.
C. It offers academic support
If your children are having difficulty with their academic then they can have help by taking after school programs. Homework cause problems between kids and problems. If your children will be able to finish their homework, they will be more relaxed and pleasant once they go home. The teacher will make sure that your child will finish his or her homework on their own.
D. It makes learning much more fun
Your children can also have computer and science class in their after school program. They do not offer tests in after school programs and they even provide activities that children will work in groups. The classes that they offer are stress free and fun. There are after school music, arts and drama programs. It would be best if you choose a program that children will love to do.
E. They offer supervision and safety
Children that have troubles with their attention and learning are also having problems in their behavior. There were studies that proves that children are most likely to commit crimes or be a victim of crimes during the hours of 3 up to 6pm. This are the hours they will do drugs or drink alcohol. All of these can be prevented when they join after school care programs. They will be safe and have supervision.
F. It builds the self confidence of the kids
Children that are facing attention and learning issues would be comfortable in doing after school programs. They are not that pressured with after school programs. If children are not pressured then they will be willing to try to do activities that are new to them and take risks. This can increase their self-esteem.