Growth & Development

What’s the Difference, Children Behave Smartly and Smart Behavior?

Morinaga Platinum - 6 December 2019

Shaping a smart behavior is not easy, because smart behavior must be instilled since the early age. That way, your children will grow into persons with smart personality and behavior.


However, how to shape the children to have smart behavior and behave smartly?


A person’s intelligence has been formed since in the womb. Therefore, pregnant women are advised to eat healthy and nutritious food for their children’s development.


In addition, the environment also has a role in shaping the children’s character and personality, especially in their critical period, which is the first two years of their life.


Children with Smart Behavior


Children with smart behavior can be recognize from their ability to solve a problem quickly, correctly, and precisely. For example, if Moms give them some toys and ask them to take one, then they will take one as what you instructed.


This shows that your children understand your instruction. To develop their smart behavior, communicate with them frequently every day. Another example is to ask them the meaning of green and red lights of a traffic lights.


If your children have smart behavior, they will interpret the green light not only as a concept of color, but also has other meaning and function. This is what indicates that your children have smart behavior.


Children Behave Smartly


Meanwhile, if children behave smartly, they will behave with a purposeful manner. This is noticed by the children’s ability to adapt to the environment and in a particular situation.


For example, if your children have promised to you that they will brush their teeth before bed, then they will do it even before you ask them. That way, you don’t need to ask them to brush teeth anymore.


So, what do you think your children are categorized into? Behave smartly or smart behavior? Or even both? Well, no matter what their character or ability is, you better keep supporting and appreciating them.

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