Take a photo!

Taking photos and talking about them helps children pay attention to the world around them.

Looking at photos of ourselves gives us better self-awareness. Next time your child is playing, take a photo of them, then look at it together.

Try asking them questions about the photo. What are you doing in the photo? Do you look happy? What are you thinking in the photo?

Describe what you see to your child. This is a chance to build their confidence by complimenting them if they’re doing something well.

You can do this activity in reverse by getting them to take a photo of you and talking about it too.

Good to know

This activity helps children improve their memory, self-awareness, social skills and confidence.

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