Siblings are a young child’s most influential teacher

I often have sets of siblings come through my classroom and yet it wasn’t until my daughter gave me three young grandchildren in a row that I truly understood that siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child’s life.

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to use their imagination…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other new skills…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to be curious…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to be brave…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to be adventurous…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to have a sense of humor…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other new concepts and ideas…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to try new experiences…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to roll with the punches…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to taste new foods…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to be kind…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to trust…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to care…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

Siblings teach each other to love…

Siblings are the most influential teacher in a young child's life by Teach Preschool

 

Links to Grow On

Every child Needs to Feel Like they Belong by Teach Preschool

Painting Designs on our Arms by Teach Preschool

By |2016-04-10T14:18:08+00:00April 10th, 2016|

About the Author:

Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.

3 Comments

  1. MIRIAM CECILIA FERNANDEZ BORASO April 10, 2016 at 7:32 pm - Reply

    they are so cute! are they brother and sisiters or cousings?
    love & kisses from ARGENTINA!

  2. Norah Colvin April 11, 2016 at 7:28 am - Reply

    Gorgeous photographs and powerful message. Children are wonderful teachers. They teach their parents many of the same things too. While parents are usually acknowledged as a child’s first and most important teachers, I have always acknowledged my children as my best teachers.

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