One of the most important things for a parent is to support his child’s emotional growth. And one of the ways to do that is by teaching them affirmations. A habit of positive self-talk and using affirmations on a daily basis can empower your kids and boost their self-confidence as well. Reporting quick and easy positive affirmations can boost positivity as well.
Benefits of Affirmations:
Positive affirmations play a very important role in happiness, motivation, and overall well-being. They affect the way we feel about ourselves and the world around us. It is basically important for children to adopt a positive mindset as their brains are in the developing stage. Kids who have a more positive outlook are generally happier and better equipped to handle stress. Affirmations not only boost self-esteem and promote a growth mindset, but they also help combat intrusive negative thoughts.
Some best affirmations for kids:
- I love myself.
- I am happy.
- I am great.
- I am doing the best I can.
- I am calm.
- I believe in myself.
- I matter.I am smart.
- I am lovable.
- I am calm
- I choose to feel happy
- My brain is powerful
- I can do hard things
- There is only one me in the world
- I am enough
- I am loved
How to make it a fun activity
Create an affirmation board: Draw or find pictures which describe their values, things they want to achieve, and/or who they want to become.
Mirror : Help your children use sticky notes or washable markers to place or draw affirmations on the mirror.
Sing: Turn their favorite affirmations into songs. They can sing their affirmations to popular tunes OR create their own original songs.
Affirmations for kids cultivate a habit of positive thinking and self-love.