Psychological games are necessary for children, as they contain the intuitive similarity between adult and kid. With their help the child to prepare for future work, adult life, laid certain methods of education. It is important that the children were available for different games – this will help fill their fictional world with vital content. Then the real life of the child will be interesting and varied.
Games in the child's life
Psychological games for children make it possible to know the complex world around them, teach them to perceive the knowledge gained, and stimulate the brain. For full development, the child must take part in active activities, especially on the street.
It is very important that the baby be in the fresh air as often as possible, move, get sunbathing - it’s impossible to fill all this while being at home at the computer. With your child, you can go to the playground, take a ride on bicycles, go rollerblading - all these seemingly simple exercises have a positive effect on the health of your baby.
While at home, you can find interesting and educational games for your child. From various improvised means you can make any application, crafts, or even sew a toy. Spending time with your child, you get closer with him, become a friend to him, and during the game you can identify the needs of your baby, which you did not know, because during the game action the child is liberated, becomes open. He, without thinking, in the form of entertainment can express their experiences.
There are different psychological games for preschoolers. They can be individual, for several people or for large groups.
Value of games
All game actions are divided into physical, intellectual and psychological. They are directed not only to fun, but also to the development of the younger generation. With the help of various amusements, parents can identify abilities or talents in a child. The game helps children to adapt in society, to accept the society in which they live, to get a kind of experience. Through play activity, the child masters the rules adopted in life, he begins to feel himself a part of society, forms himself as a person.
In addition to the knowledge of the environment, children get acquainted with their own mental organization, which means psychological games are very useful and important for the development of the baby.
Unfortunately, parents do not always think about the psychological problems of their children. Children often suffer from inattention, they think that adults do not understand them enough. Some guys are hindered by shyness, which makes it difficult for them to stay in the children's team. Being engaged in the psychological education of your child, you should remember about the sense of proportion, otherwise you can grow out of your baby "master of life".
- Shell games. It is based on the plot, which is a common decoration with the help of which psychological problems are solved.
- Experiencing through the game. Psychological games, with the help of which the experience of personal or interpersonal relationships occurs, awareness of personal ego in a certain life situation.
- Dramatic games. They help participants to make an independent choice in any situation and live through the consequences.
- Project games. They assume the comprehension of the tasks set in the non-fiction reality, the achievement of certain goals, the establishment of relations with other people.
To help the child unleash self-confidence, it is recommended to conduct various psychological games for schoolchildren.
The game action is called "in the dark." The name does not mean that the light will be turned off, but the actors will have to be with their eyes closed all the time. You will need a driver who will observe everything that happens, he chooses a theme, absolutely any. The participants arrange the chairs and sit down, the presenter gives a topic for conversation, everyone starts a conversation, and then the presenter asks to close all eyes and offers to continue the game.
This action initially confuse participants, the conversation can move slowly or stop altogether. The purpose of the facilitator is to keep the conversation going, to motivate players and bring the game action to the end. The point is that the presenter will be able to identify the leader, because people can not see the players, so doesn't know if he wanted to, and entry into the communication depends only on the participant and his determination. This game helps to show more facial expressions, the worker will be able to see the change of mood on the persons involved.
Psychological games for children will help reveal the makings of leadership abilities, as well as emancipate the kids and help them become more active.
We offer for children of preschool age a game with the intriguing name “Fir Trees Grow in the Forest”. A group of kids closes the ring, holding hands. They begin to walk and say, “The trees are growing in the forest, the trees are growing in the forest. ". The driver, who is in the middle, examines the children, turns, one kid should jump out of the circle and shout “Oh,” but do it when the leader doesn’t see him, at this time the children squeeze hands. If the driver sees who is going to run out into the middle, he touches him, and the player goes into the general circle. The driver is interested in him: “What's wrong with you?” A child who is in the center should come up with an answer related to the Christmas tree. After answering, he returns to the circle, and someone else can already jump. The important point - you can not repeat the answer to the question leading.
Psychological games for Teens help to establish contact with peers, to identify active participants. Such steps are suitable for small groups, teams in the camps or bases of rest, i.e. in places where children are more than one day.
So, the action "Police Academy". Of course, we choose a presenter who writes the names and surnames of all the participants, folds up all the papers, mixes them up. Players randomly select notes, that is, each will have a piece with someone's name.
Every child is both a criminal and a policeman. The essence of the event is that the participants consider themselves to be law enforcement officers, but for the player who received a piece of paper with his name, he is a criminal who needs to be caught. The guys do not have information about who is pursuing them, but you can find out by showing vigilance. The task of the game is for the participants to identify the thief. It is necessary to show him a leaf with his name, after that the criminal is out of the game.
The role of facilitator is to monitor detention and keep a record. This will help to understand who and how many caught the thieves. Later this list will help to identify the person with more pronounced leadership abilities. Such psychological games for Teens is a powerful tool of self-discovery.
The psychological aspect of human life is effective when it goes through an activity that is interesting for the researcher. Socio-psychological games help children and adults to penetrate deeply into the reality of their lives. They may have an entertaining, communicative function. They allow a person to unleash his creative potential, help to cope with difficult life situations, identify abnormal development in behavior, give a child or an adult the opportunity to enter society, to understand his norms.
The most famous game
"Mafia" will help to study psychological role-playing games. Taking part in the game action is recommended from the age of thirteen. Participants must be at least eight and no more than sixteen.
At first, all participants lead their own lifestyle, but in the process they are getting smaller. The end of the action comes when one team wins: either all the locals are killed, or the mafia is caught.
For parents note
Psychological games and exercises can be done independently, not necessarily to seek help from professionals. These kinds of activities recommended for school-age children, but can also be used for kids and teenagers.
Psychological games are part of a whole creative process that will help to tune in to the creative mood, “feed” the mind with creativity and bring new ideas.
An example of a universal exercise
The presenter shows a picture of any life situation, and players must each come up with their own version of what was depicted. They talk about what the consequences might be. This exercise allows you to develop creative thinking, to show curiosity. The game does not imply a psychological age: it is accessible to all, the main thing is to choose the right situation.