I have never met a child who doesn’t like watching bubbles floating suddenly vanishing in the air. Moreover, it is the easiest as well the cheapest way to keep your children occupied and contended. Additionally, there are several benefits of blowing bubbles in order to develop some sorts of skills in them.
Bubbles can be a great part of indoor as well as outdoor play and they can also be enjoyed as a group activity. It would be a good idea to keep a tiny bottle of the bubbly solution in your handbag as these containers are light enough and can be carried along. When you are need to distract your children you can simply start blowing bubbles to get their attention towards bubbles.
In fact, there are people who organize a complete bubble show in which they create from the smallest to the giant bubbles and the show is usually called as the bubble play ass the kids play with them.
Following are some aspects about this simple blowing of bubbles can help your children with developing and strengthening some specific skills and capabilities.
Visual tracking: As we all know bubbles are extremely light and they float in the air moreover they reflect beautiful colors in light which make a bubble an excellent object that can be used to stimulate a child’s sight more precisely ‘visual tracking’. Visual skills are essential for learning and no one get these skills naturally with birth in fact they require to be developed. Having these skills would help them later in school age. So, blow up some bubbles and let your child keep a track on moving objects.
Improvement in fine motor skills:
Bubbling can help your children in understanding the concepts of grabbing and gripping. Help them understanding how to hold the wand and blow bubbles. This way they will be prepared to hold anything like a pencil, stick, pen or anything like these. Generally toddlers get confused with choosing which hand they should use, you can help them using both the hands till they make a decision on either left or right.
Improvement in gross motor skills:
Bubbles are awesome for empowering development, in little infants and in younger children too. Give babies a chance to lie on their stomachs, they will try to follow the bubbles and be urged to move their heads up and down and from side to side – a splendid method to reinforce neck and center muscles and also movement practices.
There are several other benefits of blowing bubbles as they are also helpful in other ways such as for the improvement in speech and hearing skills. Instructing your little child how to blow is an essential point of reference, particularly for speech improvement. It is a standout amongst other approaches to practice jaw muscles movement and to set up the mouth for pronouncing words. You can also make your children (older than 7) learn new words in an interesting way. For instance, you can interact with them using the words bubbles, round, wet, floating in the air up and down and many others.