Free Printable Flash Card Maker

by Mommy Lyna on October 20, 2009 · 6 comments

Most of today’s parents love this new method of teaching babies (at least new in our region), flash card. I used to do this with Hafiy since he was a little baby until he knows to flash the cards by himself using iPod touch, huhu.

flash card

When and how to start flash card with your baby?

The first keyword is ‘HAPPY’. We mothers and our children should be in happy state to start any learning activities. Never start if you’re not ready, upset, depress and so on. Else it will make you go out of your mind and start to blame yourself or your babies when they’re not giving very much cooperation.

Remember that we are not putting input into a computer, but nurturing our children with a good habit of learning. It doesn’t matter if he can’t recite the word or letter after 51 times of card-flashing. But the process is important.

However, how we should react/respond is not rigid to one style. As long as you are happy, you’ll find it really amusing even if your babies shows no significant act. (It’s still a baby after all).

If either you or your baby is under stress when doing the activity, please stop and find help. Education might be stressful but learning is not. Especially when we start it early. Is education and learning similar? I don’t think so. Education is more formal and systematically found when our children start schooling but learning starts at birth. As our babies learn how to suckle on their mothers’ breasts, it is how they should enjoy early learning.

Some basic of good learning/teaching:

  • Start early.
  • Teach when your child is happy. (And you’re happy too!)
  • Stop before your child want to stop.
  • Create a good and conducive learning environment. Don’t do it while the TV is on.
  • Trust and respect your child.

Make it a routine activity, just like eating, singing, playing together. Don’t do it because your friends are doing it and their children able to read at 3, so you want your child too. This might cause you stress and it might hurt if your child can’t read at what you want him to. Just enjoy the process/moment and let the child play his part, himself. Don’t ever do it just to please yourself to make you at the same level with others.

Enough with all the babbling.

You can make your own flashcard here, printable and definitely free!

http://www.kitzkikz.com/flashcards

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

littlemama October 20, 2009 at 8:52 am

waah..very interesting.. tapi kat rumah takde printer.. tak pe takpe..simpan buat rujukan kemudian hari

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littlemama October 20, 2009 at 8:55 am

kat rumah banyak flash card izzah sampai tak ter-flash dah..ahaks
.-= littlemama´s last blog ..Setem Berhantu! =-.

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zuhaini October 20, 2009 at 12:03 pm

oh.. menariknya! tapi saya pun x dak printer kat umah mak ni ha… huhu :(
.-= zuhaini´s last blog ..Cloth Diaper MURAH!!! Siapa nak???? =-.

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jiji October 20, 2009 at 5:34 pm

kak ros, sama la kita..bnyk flash sampai tak ter flash. sekarang lebih suka kasi dia pegang object.. dan sebut banyak kali.. kalo dia dlm walker tuh.. kejap i suruh dia pegang roti.. lepas sejam.. kasi pegang sikat,, blblb and so on.
.-= jiji´s last blog ..Bulu Mata Anis Manis =-.

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salmi a.k.a mamaAliff October 21, 2009 at 9:23 am

bagus2…nnt leh print..mcm best jek..
.-= salmi a.k.a mamaAliff´s last blog ..Campak!! =-.

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kannan December 4, 2012 at 8:52 pm

halo guys…. i sorang bapa. nak tahu nasihat dan pandangan u orang tentang peringkat umur yang sesuai untuk mendidik kanak x2. macam pada umur sekian, anak i bole buat sekian…dan sebagainya… anak i dah 3 tahun… thanks…

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